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(CNN) — Florida A&M University, under fire in the hazing death of a drum major and over its finances, was put on probation for one…

Florida A&M University President James Ammons has announced that the school’s famed marching band is being suspended for at least one more school year as officials continue to address the hazing culture that led to the death of drum major Robert Champion. Ammons said FAMU’s Marching 100 should be suspended at least until a new […]

Florida authorities have announced charges against 13 people in the hazing death of Florida A&M University drum major and Southwest DeKalb High School graduate Robert Champion. According to CNN, the attorney for Champion’s family called the death a murder and said relatives were “disappointed” that more severe charges were not filed. Florida authorities said 11 […]

Florida A&M University is celebrating its 125th anniversary and honoring Black History Month by hosting “A Tribute To African-American Film.” The festival, which runs from February 3 through February 29, is a partnership with the Tallahassee Film Festival and the Tallahassee Film Society, and celebrates films that have impacted the African-American community and American History. […]

DeKalb County Schools has lifted a ban on marching band activities that it instituted in December in the wake of the hazing death of Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion, a Southwest DeKalb High School graduate. In making the announcement, DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Cheryl Atkinson said the school district will continue to look into […]

CBS News is reporting on a new twist in the Florida A&M hazing investigation, as the parents of a student who was beaten to death in November tell CBS News something previously unknown about him: Robert Champion Jr. was gay. CBS News correspondent Mark Strassmann met the parents, Robert and Pam Champion, in Orlando, Fla., […]

Florida A&M University’s president James Ammons will keep his job while authorities investigate the hazing death of Robert Champion. Today Florida A&M’s board of trustees rejected a call by Gov. Rick Scott for Ammons to be suspended. Solomon Badger, the FAMU board chairman was quoted as saying, “We will stand firm against outside interference, no […]

DeKalb County school officials have announced the suspension of all marching band activities following the alleged hazing incidents at Florida A&M University.

Police have arrested three Florida A&M band members in the beating of a woman during hazing rituals that became so severe that her thigh was broken.

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — The funeral for a Florida A&M University drum major turned into a call for action Wednesday as speakers urged for an end to the hazing linked to the death of Robert Champion. See also: FAMU Hazing Persisted Despite Suspensions, Probes Hundreds of friends and family crowded the pews at a church near […]

LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) — Florida A&M University had a “culture of hazing” that led to the recent death of a marching band member, an attorney for the student’s family said Monday. See also: Attorney says suit planned in FAMU band death See also: Caribbean Culture Has Infused Miami For Over 100 Years Attorney Christopher Chestnut said […]