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SOURCE SPORTS: University of Florida Discontinues ‘Gator Bait’ Cheer at School Sanctioned Sporting Events Due to Racial Ties

The University of Florida is finally doing away with something many in the south has found racist for far too long. The university will discontinue the popular “Gator Bait” cheer at school-sanctioned sporting events, school president Kent Fuchs announced on Thursday.  While Fuchs said he is confident the chant was never meant to be racist, […]

3 Arrested In Shooting Following White Nationalist Speech At Univ. Of Florida

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A Texas man who shot at protesters after a white nationalist’s speech at the University of Florida and two brothers who urged him to “kill them” have been charged with attempted homicide, police said on Friday. No one was injured in the shooting incident, which occurred on Thursday near the campus in Gainesville where hundreds […]

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Declares State Of Emergency After University Of Florida Invites White Nationalist To Campus

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Florida’s Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in preparation for white nationalist Richard Spencer’s speech at the University of Florida on Thursday, October 19. In his executive order, the Associated Press reports, Scott warned that the “threat of a potential emergency is imminent” in Gainesville, where UF is located. The order will […]