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Saying Goodbye To The ‘Gator Bait’ Cheer: UF Will Drop Phrase With Ties To ‘Horrific Historic Racist Imagery’

University of Florida President Kent Fuchs announced in an email Thursday afternoon a lengthy list of changes the school will be enacting as part of its effort to address racism and inequity including the discontinuation of the "Gator Bait" cheer at UF sporting events.

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Gainesville Protesters Peacefully March Against Police Use Of Force On Day Of National Violence

Gainesville was one of at least 30 U.S. cities that held a “March for our Freedom,” with organizers saying they assembled the event to honor victims of police brutality and enforce the national Black Lives Matter movement.

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