Thousands have protested police and racial violence. About 500 UF students and staff joined the conversation with the founders of the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Accent Speakers Bureau paid recent speakers $50,000 to speak in similar events
The March for Freedom will take place at 11:30 a.m. and begin at A. Quinn Jones Center. It concludes a week of solidarity and activism for students.
Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi will speak June 25 at 6:30 p.m.
While Liberty Woodley is named in the SG resolution, it is unclear if the university rescinded her admission
Branden Pearson apologized Friday morning after messages containing racial slurs and other offensive language surfaced
The order will direct the SG Diversity and Programming Committee to prepare recommendations to address racism at UF, Pope wrote in an email to The Alligator
The event was Accent Speakers Bureau’s first virtual show of the summer
The event will be held virtually on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
A Senator said he organized the “bust” because he and the Inspire Party minority caucus opposed a bill that was up for vote.
The bill must be passed by the Senate twice before it can take effect. If passed, it will transfer $500,000 from the SG reserve account to eligible students.
The rent relief bill still needs to be passed in the Senate to take effect. It promises to cover payments through the end of students’ rental agreements and outstanding payments from March, April or May.
The email was sent to more than 53,000 UF students
Senators have not heard or voted on legislation in three weeks