Raleigh teen launches ‘Flowers for Floyd’ to spread positivity


RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) – A Raleigh teen is finding a creative way to share light and love in the midst of such darkness.

Alex Robinson said the unrest in North Carolina and across the country left him unsettled and wanting to take action.

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“The recent events have really affected me personally, especially because I’m a mixed-race person. I was very angry so I decided to channel that into doing something with kindness,” the 16-year-old said.

Robinson is bringing beauty back to the area with a simple flower.

“Flowers for Floyd,” as it’s been coined, is a memorial to George Floyd. The flowers, accompanied by an uplifting note, are placed on cars, porches, and handed out to people in the community. Those people are then encouraged to pass along a flower to someone else.

The goal is to cover the area in love and positivity.

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