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Black Thursday: How A Sunny Day 50 Years Ago Left A Stain On UF History

Unsuccessful attempts to meet with UF President Stephen O’Connell led to a Black Student Union-led sit-in outside Tigert Hall in 1971. (Photo Courtesy of Kevin Moran and UF Library Digital Exhibits)
Unsuccessful attempts to meet with UF President Stephen O’Connell led to a Black Student Union-led sit-in outside Tigert Hall in 1971. (Photo Courtesy of Kevin Moran and UF Library Digital Exhibits)
Sarah Breske is a reporter for WUFT News who can be reached by emailing news@wuft.org.