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UF's Black Campus Movement

BLACK THURSDAY

On April 15, 1971, the Black Student Union (BSU) organized a sit-in at Tigert Hall. Seventy students marched into President Stephen O’Connell’s office with a list of demands. They wanted the University to address the shortage of Black faculty and students at UF. The demonstration led to the arrest and suspension of 66 Black students.

Black students prepare to enter Tigert Hall in Thursday morning's encounter with UF President Stephen C. O'Connell. 1971. Photo by Kevin Moran.

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Library West adds Extended Hours for Fall Semester

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Beginning 11/01, 2020, Library West will extend its hours for Fall semester: Sun: 12pm-6pm Mon–Thurs: 8am-10pm Fri: 8am-5pm Sat…

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Source magazine fall issue released

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SOURCE offers the reader an opportunity to view remarkable materials from our collections, learn about our innovative research and collaborations…

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