Articles Tagged black alumni weekend Subscribe to RSS Feed

allensmall

UF and UF Law honor W. George Allen

Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

When W. George Allen became the first African-American to graduate from the University of Florida in 1962, it was not only a victory for him, but also for countless others who had fought for equality for decades at the university. On Friday, Oct. 12, the University of Florida and UF Levin College of Law celebrated the 50th anniversary of Allen’s graduation from UF Law […]

Diversity panel: Different lawyers have different perspectives

Diversity panel: Different lawyers have different perspectives

Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

When The Florida Bar integrated – requiring all Florida lawyers to become members – in 1950 the white leadership was mindful that it would not allow blacks into its social gatherings. That history lay in the background of “Leadership and Law: Diverse Perspectives on the Role of Race and Participation in Professional Legal Organizations,” […]