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

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

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

Report: FAMU ignored hazing rules before Robert Champion death

FAMU Ignored Hazing Rules Before Robert Champion Death

by The Grio

A blistering state report released Friday contends that Florida A&M University officials failed to follow state laws and regulations on hazing in the years... Read More

FAMU Dance Team

FAMU Suspends Dance Team

by #teamEBONY

Florida A&M University, still reeling from the hazing-related death of drum major Robert Champion 10 months ago, suspended its Torque Dance Team following allegations... Read More

Florida A&M President Resigns

Florida A&M President Resigns

by #teamEBONY

Florida A&M President James Ammons resigned on Wednesday in a letter to the university governing board, according to university and state officials. The announcement... Read More

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Robert Champion Wanted to be Hazed?

by #teamEBONY

In an attempt to convince the court of his innocence, defendant Jonathan Bryce claims that Robert Champion wanted to be hazed—seeing it as a... Read More

“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”:
Why Has Black Media Ignored the Sexuality of FAMU Hazing Victim Robert Champion?

"Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”:
Why Has Black Media Ignored the Sexuality of FAMU Hazing Victim Robert Champion?

by Rod McCullom

Pop quiz: Who was James Craig Anderson? If the name sounds vaguely familiar, let’s refresh your memory.  Anderson was the 48-year-old Black man who... Read More