The United Faculty of Florida has posted a statement on the tragic death of George Floyd, who was killed by a policeman in Minneapolis – one of three recent deaths that have shocked the nation. In the statement, the UFF "strongly condemns not only the brutal murder of George Floyd, but the systemic racism that tries to excuse this and countless other acts of violence by law enforcement against Black Americans" and calls "upon our members, families, colleges, and communities to stand with us against racism in all its forms."

Here is the full statement.