hazing

Burning Sands

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

by Syreeta N. Greene, Suzette Walden Cole, & Rasheed Ali Cromwell   Mar 15, 2017

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   Oct 27, 2014

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   Mar 18, 2014

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   Nov 06, 2013

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

Jonathan Martin

[THE WEEKLY READ]
Dear Jonathan Martin Victim Blamers

by Michael Arceneaux   Nov 06, 2013

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   Sep 03, 2013

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   Jun 27, 2013

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   Jun 10, 2013

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   Mar 06, 2013

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   Mar 05, 2013

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