A year ago, the murder of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement reverberated around the world. Petitions, social media campaigns and demonstrations called for attention to racial equality within local law enforcement and university campuses. Now, The Alligator is checking in on how much progress has been made in Gainesville.
The new exhibition, “Shadow to Substance,” showcases Black living throughout history from the work of Black photographers. The museum acquired the 58 photographs from its permanent collection, the UF Smathers Library archives and purchased 16 from various photographers. The exhibit can be viewed from July 27 to Feb. 27.
Oak Hammock Retirement Community will become the first continuing care retirement community in Florida to shift toward sustainable energy. Its first solar panel was installed in front of residents and project managers Tuesday morning.
Art submissions are open for an opportunity to be displayed in the Alachua County Library District’s annual summer art show
Story Time on the Green, a library program in Alachua County for families to bring their children, will continue until early October.
Local Gainesville artist Alyne Harris’ folk art will be featured at the Thomas Center until early 2022
Gainesville residents experienced heavy downpour and damages in their communities in the aftermath of tropical storm Elsa.
The approach of tropical storm Elsa signals the need for Gainesville residents and students to prepare for future storms in the midst of hurricane season
Gainesville’s Journey to Juneteenth has constituted a month-long series of online and in-person events.
Blood donation centers nationwide are still experiencing shortages caused by the pandemic. The center is in critical need of type O-, the universally accepted blood type, and O+, which can be accepted by everyone with a positive blood type.