As trial over George Floyd’s death unfolds, anxieties rise

Recent news and events, including coverage of the trial over George Floyd’s death, have triggered heightened anxiety, anger and a range of other emotions for many of us.

UF’s Anti-Racism website offers helpful resources and guidance, and the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer has shared this list of resources collected last summer by members of the Association of Black Faculty & Staff.

The following resources also are available as support:

UF’s Stronger Together initiative will continue to hold webinars and conversations designed to foster awareness, build capacity and promote action. Upcoming sessions include:
Understanding Your Racial Identity with Dr. Zully Rivera-Ramos
Understanding and Taking Action Against Anti-Black Racism with Dr. Della Mosley

You can also view Dr. Mosley’s recent talk on racism and mental health at TEDxUF2021 by clicking on the image below. Dr. Mosley’s talk begins at the 1:15:00 mark.