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Kwanzaa Goes Mainstream As It Gains Acceptance Among Retailers

Published: Dec 24th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — Among the Santa Clauses, mangers and Menorahs of retail and grocery store displays, colorful swatches of African cloth are becoming more common across the country.

UF Study: Ailing Black Elders Can Count On Help From Family And Friends

Published: Dec 5th, 1996

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Blacks are twice as likely as whites to care for their aging relatives, University of Florida researchers report.

State Hispanic Population Tops 2 Million, UF Study Finds

Published: Aug 26th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — Florida’s Hispanic population has broken the 2 million mark, and the youthful nature of the group bodes well for the state’s labor force, according to a University of Florida study that represents the first county-by-county breakdown of the state’s Hispanic population since the 1990 census.

Supreme Court Ignores Discrimination In Voting Booth, UF Experts Say

Published: Jul 31st, 1996

GAINESVILLE — Are Americans color-blind when they enter the voting booth?

Effort Thought To Be The Key To Success In Some Homes, UF Study Finds

Published: Jul 10th, 1996

GAINESVILLE —Poor black mothers who do not have an advanced education are not deterred from encouraging their children to succeed in mathematics, a new University of Florida study finds.

Blacks Face Agonies In Higher Education, Says UF Researcher

Published: May 14th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — American colleges and universities, long considered open and tolerant places, are bastions of hate and discrimination for many black students, says a University of Florida sociologist and co-author of a new book.

Official-English Laws Boost Discrimination, Says UF Law Professor

Published: Apr 23rd, 1996

GAINESVILLE — If you can read these words, chances are you don’t think a law making English the official U.S. language will change your life.

Minorities Will Soon Be Majority In The Classroom, Except For The Teacher

Published: Apr 19th, 1996

GAINESVILLE—African-American teachers may be an endangered species by the year 2000, although the majority of the students will be minorities, said a University of Florida researcher.