Patricia Hilliard-Nunn has died, according to a statement posted online on Aug. 6, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
UF mourns the loss of Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Nunn, a cherished faculty member in African American Studies. She was an exceptionally gifted teacher, artist and historian with a concentration in the Black experience who was beloved for her warmth and kindness. She will be missed.
— FLORIDA (@UF) August 5, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Patricia Hilliard-Nunn, whose research brought to light the ugly history of racism and lynching in #AlachuaCounty and who advocated for truth and reconciliation over that past, has died. #PatriciaHilliardNunn #RIP #Florida https://t.co/i1cOHdpiOz
— The N9ne’s (Formly known as Kore: Reload) ⚖️🗽 👑 (@TheWholeN9nes) August 6, 2020
Historian Patricia Hilliard-Nunn dies.
This news stopped me in my tracks. Grateful to have met this beautiful soul while she was with us. Praying for her loved ones. She was truly a force for good. <3https://t.co/L3fKmurG01
— Dr. Jeremy A. M. Waisome (@jeremywaisome) August 6, 2020
This is so upsetting. Patricia Hilliard Nunn was my African American studies teacher at UF. I remember the day she taught us “Lift Every Voice and Sing” in class. She was incredibly smart and kind. Praying for her husband 🙏😔 https://t.co/uFHTb1tq8L
— Monivette Cordeiro (@monivettec) August 6, 2020
Here’s Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Nunn honoring Dr. David Horne at the African American Studies 50th Anniversary in February. She also shared some of her own historical research and organized a community panel for the 50th anniversary. We’ll miss her so much. pic.twitter.com/gUQYZ4eank
— Chris (@ChicoFreedom) August 6, 2020