Tag Archives: African American
The Rev. Thomas A. Wright passed away on Dec. 9. He was the former president of the Alachua County branch of the NAACP, and is remembered by family and friends for his life and service during the civil rights movement.
The Cotton Club in East Gainesville was once home to acts from B.B. King and Ray Charles. It is now being renovated to house a new museum and cultural center.
Changes to the requirements for Bright Futures scholarship dispersion will affect minority students starting July 1, 2014.
Santa Fe College is hosting a panel of African-American professionals in the health care industry Thursday. The panel will focus on the shortage of American-American men studying in the field.
University of Florida President Bernie Machen sent an email to students Thursday regarding racial issues on campus produced from an incident where students painted themselves black for a party.