Togetherness, camaraderie and family are the words Vivian Filer used to describe her upbringing in Springhill, a historically Black neighborhood in East Gainesville.
Use the fields below to perform an advanced search of The Independent Florida Alligator's archives. This will return articles, images, and multimedia relevant to your query.
399 items found for your search. If no results were found please broaden your search.
More than two weeks ago, UF administrators rolled out a COVID-19 report form in the GATORSAFE app, a public safety collaboration overseen by 33 assistant vice presidents, directors, and managers of Student Affairs’ departments.
The Forum is back with new music after a year-long hiatus.
Editor’s note: This story contains mention of racial violence.
A new Library West exhibit documents the Gainesville community’s response to the Black Lives Matter movement.
About 45 protestors gathered Thursday evening in front of Gainesville City Hall in response to the Wednesday riot in the U.S. Capitol. The crowd held signs that read “Fight Fascism!” and “Working People Reject Trumpism!”
Their wheels, both big and small, roared along Gainesville roads. Riding on bikes, skateboards and roller skates, some gripping “Black Lives Matter” posters, protesters aimed for peace and unity.
Editor’s note: This article contains references to abuse.
Since my junior year of high school, I’ve been a huge fan of the band O.A.R. I listened to their “Live on Red Rocks” album in my old 2003 Buick Regal so much that I probably almost wore the disc out. One of my favorites is a song called “Black Rock.”
Gainesville will have new renovations downtown and a police advisory council at the start of the new year.
Sitting in her Seminole County home decorated with Moai statues and stocked with pareos, a Polynesian cloth garment, Izzy Kadzban received long-awaited news.
Transgender Day of Remembrance, celebrated every year on Nov. 20, acts as a day to honor and memorialize those lost to anti-transgender violence. Started by transgender activist Gwendolyn Ann Smith following the death of Rita Hester in 1998, the day has become an annual commemoration of lives lost and struggles faced.
‘The level of inhumanity is just unbearable’: Nigerian faculty and students speak up on police brutality in their home country
UF junior Oluwapemisin Bandy-Toyo was in Lekki, Nigeria, visiting family when peaceful protests turned violent 10 minutes away from his home.
Several local Black churches recieved an email warning that Black men were going to be targeted by white supremacist groups, but police said the message came from a bot account.
As the nation awaits the results of the 2020 presidential election, clouds tinged with anticipation hovered over progressive groups’ first post-Election Day events.
UF African American Studies professor Vincent Adejumo said he is like a Methodist preacher in his virtual classroom.
National teacher’s association partners with local and state teachers to advocate for the importance of voting to public education
Standing in front of a navy tour bus in the pouring rain, public education advocates urged people to vote like their lives depend on it.
At least two nights a week, Lily Jane Woodard would slip out of her work clothes and put on pads, a mouth guard, skates with red wheels and a blue helmet detailed with a glittering white star.
In the wake of widespread social and racial injustice and division, a local museum is shining a neon light on necessary conversations.