In February 1972, UF dedicated the Institute of Black Culture. Its creation was a direct result of the April 15, 1971, events that came to be known as Black Thursday. Along with Black students across the country, UF Black Student Union members were at the forefront of social and racial justice activism in the U.S
Learn more about UF’s Black Campus Movement in the UF Libraries’ virtual exhibit. You can also learn more about the making of the Institute of Black Culture in the student-produced documentary below.