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Texas A&M Reaches $1M Settlement With Professor Who Received Backlash Over Her Diversity-Related Work

Texas A&M University has made amends with a Black journalism professor.

Aug 4, 2023

Bridgett Floyd, George Floyd’s Sister, Starts Internship Program For Black Men at Texas A&M to Honor Legacy

In the wake of George Floyd’s death, his sister Bridgett Floyd has decided to carry on his legacy through a newly-launched internship program for young Black men at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The Be His Legacy Internship Program — co-created by the George Floyd Memorial Foundation — is an “innovative new program designed to provide hands-on experiences through community outreach, targeted educational programs, and intentional reform initiatives to eliminate police brutality, promote social justice, and protect the civil rights of all people of color,” according to its website .   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by GF Memorial Foundation (@gfmfoundation) The program — which is available to students of Texas A&M’s African American Male Mentorship Program — is meant to provide sound opportunities for career and personal development, the school shares . According to the program’s website , a select number of virtual internship opportunities will be offered to qualified...

Nov 16, 2020