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CSRRR packs house to discuss Trayvon Martin case

CSRRR packs house to discuss Trayvon Martin case

Published: Mar 25th, 2013

A man with a gun. A dead teen. A hoodie. These images have been burned into the minds of Americans as symbols interracial crime, the use of deadly force and diversity in media coverage and crime reporting. A little more than a year ago, the tragic shooting of a 17-year-old black teen walking [...]

CSRRR to analyze facets of Trayvon Martin case on Wednesday

CSRRR to analyze facets of Trayvon Martin case on Wednesday

Published: Mar 18th, 2013

More than a year after the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, legal, social and cultural questions raised by the case are still being discussed across the country. The Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations will analyze a number of these questions during the 10th annual [...]

CSRRR scholar: The South used Constitution for pro-slavery arguments

CSRRR scholar: The South used Constitution for pro-slavery arguments

Published: Mar 26th, 2012

By Francie Weinberg Student writer Though many Americans view the Constitution as a beacon of freedom, Southerners in the antebellum period used it to justify their actions as slaveholders. “Our […]

Slavery, Secession and the Constitution at ninth annual CSRRR Spring Lecture

Slavery, Secession and the Constitution at ninth annual CSRRR Spring Lecture

Published: Mar 19th, 2012

By the time of Abraham Lincoln’s election in 1860 to the U.S. presidency and the South’s subsequent secession from the United States, the southern states had already been exposed to […]

Scholars examine ‘race talk’ in age of Obama

Scholars examine ‘race talk’ in age of Obama

Published: Feb 20th, 2012

When Barack Obama was elected the first African-American president of the United States in 2008, the question of whether America had finally moved into a post-racial society became a widely […]

JLPP, CSRRR host ‘Race Talk in the Age of Obama’ Feb. 8

Published: Jan 9th, 2012

The UF Journal of Law and Public Policy (JLPP) and the Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations (CSRRR) will host a panel discussion Wednesday, Feb. 8, from noon – […]

Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations hosts open house on Thursday

Published: Sep 19th, 2011

The CSRRR will host an open house Thursday from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in the CSRRR conference room, HOL 370D. All are welcome. Learn more about the center at http://www.law.ufl.edu/centers/csrrr/.

Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations hosts open house Sept. 22

Published: Sep 6th, 2011

The CSRRR will host an open house Thursday, Sept. 22, from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in the CSRRR conference room, HOL 370D. All are welcome. Learn more about the center […]

News Briefs – August 30, 2010

Published: Aug 30th, 2010

Inn of Court accepting applications The James C. Adkins, Jr. American Inn of Court, which meets in Gainesville, is accepting student applications for participation in the esteemed American Inns of […]

UF Law professors debate death penalty

Published: Apr 12th, 2010

Four UF Law professors opined on the death penalty Wednesday in a panel sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations. Opinions varied, with Professor George […]