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UF Study: Families Stay On Welfare When Fathers Have Many Children

Published: Dec 27th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s the deadbeat dad, not the “welfare mom,” who is less likely to lift a family off social assistance programs, a new University of Florida study finds.

UF study: black tourists report wide range of racial discrimination

Published: Oct 1st, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Leisure travel for college-educated African Americans is often tainted by the ordeal of racial discrimination as more than three out of four black tourists report biased treatment in sit-down restaurants, new University of Florida research finds.

UF researcher: rise of black mayors ranks with civil rights movement

Published: Sep 5th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The rise of black mayors ranks as important as the civil rights movement in fighting racial discrimination in American society, says a University of Florida researcher and author of a new book on the subject.

Florida researchers launch first excavation of black Seminole town

Florida researchers launch first excavation of black Seminole town

Published: Jun 14th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The first ever excavation of a black Seminole town is under way in Central Florida and may unearth how the runaway slaves actually lived within the embattled Seminole Indian nation, says a University of Florida researcher.

Older blacks face higher disability risk, UF study shows

Published: Jun 11th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The golden years are more likely to be tarnished for black Americans, who face a higher risk of disabilities than their Latino and white counterparts, a University of Florida study shows.

UF researchers find ethnic differences in reports of pain perception

Published: May 2nd, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Whether you’ve dreaded the bite of the dentist’s drill, the viselike contractions of childbirth or the crushing pressure of a heart attack, one thing’s certain: Pain is commonly feared yet in many ways poorly understood.