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By Kaitlyn Pearson on December 10th, 2014 | Last updated: December 10, 2014 at 4:37 pm
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.
By Perri Konecky on April 14th, 2014 | Last updated: April 14, 2014 at 10:46 pm
Suwannee County School District has the highest number of corporal punishment incidents in Florida for the 2011-12 school year. Founder of Floridians Against Corporal Punishment in Public School has made Suwannee County the next goal of his civil rights campaign.
By Alexa Davies and Paul David Mate on January 18th, 2014 | Last updated: January 19, 2014 at 6:19 pm
Sharon Austin, director of UF African-American studies, shares her knowledge of the civil rights leader’s life and accomplishments.
By Jaime Sloane on August 28th, 2013 | Last updated: August 28, 2013 at 5:30 pm
WUFT News rounded up local and national coverage of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington from the past week.