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.
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