Burning Sands

After ‘Burning Sands,’ Can We Actually Talk About Hazing, or Nah?

by Syreeta N. Greene, Suzette Walden Cole, & Rasheed Ali Cromwell

The new film Burning Sands on Netflix has ignited the Black Greek-Letter Organization (BGLO) community into a flurry of conversations about the film’s message,... Read More

Hazing Trial Starts for 4 FAMU Band Members

Trial Starts for FAMU Band Member Accused of Causing Robert Champion’s Death

by JET

The trials of three of four members of Florida A&M University’s marching band on charges of felony hazing and manslaughter have been postponed until... Read More

The Hazing Problem at Black Fraternities

Black Fraternities and Hazing

by The Atlantic

Although most new pledges are underclassmen, the hazing in Black fraternities is often encouraged and performed by members who've already graduated. Black fraternities and... Read More

[SPORTS NOTES]
Did The Dolphins Empower Richie Incognito to Harass Teammates?

[SPORTS NOTES]
Did The Dolphins Empower Richie Incognito to Harass Teammates?

by Jessica Danielle

Group dynamics are a tricky thing. Personally, I am curious about the dynamics that allowed for Richie Incognito of the Miami Dolphins to be... Read More

[THE WEEKLY READ]
Dear Jonathan Martin Victim Blamers

[THE WEEKLY READ]
Dear Jonathan Martin Victim Blamers

by Michael Arceneaux

Very seldom can you trust a sentiment delivered with the prefix, “If it was me, I would’ve…” We’re all guilty of using it at... Read More

FAMU's "Marching 100"

FAMU’s Marching 100 Returns

by #teamEBONY

On college football's opening weekend, the Florida A&M University Rattlers faced Mississippi Valley State, and for the first time in nearly two years, their... Read More

Ban on FAMU Marching 100 Lifted

Ban on FAMU Marching 100 Lifted

by #teamEBONY

Florida A&M University's interim president said Thursday he was lifting the suspension of its famous Marching 100 band about a year and a half... Read More

FAMU Hazing Death Update:
House Arrest, Probation and No Jail Time for First Defendants Sentenced

FAMU Hazing Death Update:
House Arrest, Probation and No Jail Time for First Defendants Sentenced

by Rod McCullom

There are new developments in the case of Robert Champion, the 26-year-old Florida A&M University drum major who died in November 2011 after a... Read More

Howard University

Howard Students Sue to Get into Sorority

by #teamEBONY

Howard University seniors and sorority hopefuls Laurin Compton and Lauren Cofield find themselves in a plot with elements of a teen novel: arguments about who can wear... Read More

Ex-Florida A&M band members charged with manslaughter

Ex-Florida A&M Band Members Charged

by #teamEBONY

A fatal beating that began as a welcome to the famed Florida A&M marching band and became a symbol for the anti-hazing movement has... Read More