The first of a dozen defendants to be sentenced in last year’s hazing death of Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion has avoided jail time but will spend more than two years on probation. Brian Jones was […]
TALLAHASSEE, FL (AP/WAOK) – Florida A&M President James Ammons has resigned the same day parents of a drum major who died after being hazed added the university to a wrongful death lawsuit. Ammons resigned Wednesday in a […]
A prosecutor says 13 people will be charged in the death of a Florida A&M university drum major who died after being beaten during a hazing ritual in November. Florida State Attorney Lawson Lamar announced the charges at […]
According to the Associated Press, police records released Friday reveal that pledges of a Florida A&M marching band club known as the Clones were punched or paddled while they played music during a hazing initiation. […]
Ever since the death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion in November, questions have been raised about why he was targeted by fellow band members for the fatal beating. Champion’s parents have now […]
On today’s Powertalk w/ Lorraine Jacques White, we addressed hazing and the FAMU scandal. Our special guests were Kesha, a former HBCU band member, and Walter Woods, spokesman for Dekalb Couty Public Schools.
The parents of the late FAMU drum major believed to be the victim of hazing spoke out publicly today, making their intentions known as some at the historically black college demand that the director – […]
The parents of Robert Champion, the Florida A&M University drum major who died Nov. 19 after a band performance will bury their son this week as they also announce their plan to sue the university over […]