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[VIDEO] Angela Tuck: Grown Men Bullying Other Grown Men Is Tomfoolery

Schoolchildren learn that bullying is not okay at an early age. It causes emotional harm to the person being bullied and usually ends up getting the bully into hot water with authority figures. Maybe these […]

11/13/2013

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AKA Sued By Howard University Students

Two Howard University students are suing Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority over hazing. In a lawsuit filed on Feb. 28 in federal court, the Howard University students are suing AKA Sorority for violating their human rights […]

03/09/2013

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No Jail Time In FAMU Hazing Death

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 […]

10/22/2012

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Clark Atlanta Band Suspended

Clark Atlanta University has suspended performances by its marching band following an allegation of possible hazing. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, citing a university statement, reported Saturday on its website that Clark Atlanta did not say when […]

09/04/2012

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FAMU President Resigns In Wake Of Band Hazing Death

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 […]

07/11/2012

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FAMU Band Suspended For Another Year

Florida A&M University’s famed marching band is being suspended until 2013. FAMU President James Ammons told the school’s board of trustees on Monday that he will keep The Marching 100 off the field for the […]

05/14/2012

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13 Face Charges In FAMU Drum Major Death

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 […]

05/02/2012

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4 More Charged With Hazing At FAMU

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. […]

01/21/2012

Powertalk: Hazing… Bigger Issue Than We Thought!

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.

12/15/2011

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A Second Possible Hazing Incident Investigated At FAMU

Tallahassee, Florida media sources are reporting a second alleged hazing victim has come forth at Florida A&M University, telling a local TV station that she was rushed to an emergency room after being hazed just days before […]

12/01/2011

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