Tag: Black Lives Matter

Sports

Athletics launches social justice initiative

USF Athletics announced on Friday several new social justice initiatives, including the further development of an Inclusive Excellence Committee and the implementation of voting education and a voting holiday on Nov. 3. “USF Athletics is committed to equality, unity and justice and we feel it is important to continue to […]

News

The division of Black Lives Matter

Alicia Garza, co-founder of Black Lives Matter, will be speaking Tuesday evening at 8 in the Oval Theater. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE A polarizing movement since its inception, Black Lives Matter (BLM), which has been showcased at multiple protests and demonstrations throughout the nation over the past five years, has […]

News

ULS brings in Black Lives Matter co-founder to speak

Alicia Garza, Black Lives Matter co-founder, started the movement after the results of the George Zimmerman trial in 2013.  SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE It was a trial the whole nation was watching, and a ruling that would spark a movement. When George Zimmerman was acquitted for killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, […]

Opinion

EDITORIAL: Controversial speakers good for USF

Co-founder of Black Lives Matter, Alicia Garza, will be speaking at USF on Tuesday, Jan. 17 as part of the University Lecture Series (ULS) where she will discuss race-relations in America and how her activism speared a national movement.  The Black Lives Matter movement has evoked strong emotions on both […]