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Georgia Lawmakers Consider Anti-hazing Bill

ATLANTA (AP)— State lawmakers are considering legislation that would toughen Georgia’s law on hazing in schools and colleges. The bill would ban any student convicted of hazing from enrolling inGeorgia’s K-12 schools, colleges and universities, even if the […]

WAOK-AM–02/01/2012

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Another Reported Case Of Hazing At FAMU

Tallahassee, Fl (WAOK/AP)-Florida A&M University President James Ammons says campus police and the Tallahassee Police Department are investigating another suspected case of hazing. This latest case is related to a spring 2011 initiation ceremony involving […]

WAOK-AM–01/31/2012

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FAMU Drum Major May Have Been Attacked Because He Was Gay

Orlando, Fl (Orlando Sentinel/WAOK)-Ever since the death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion in November, questions have been raised about why he was targeted by fellow band members for the fatal beating. Champion’s […]

WAOK-AM–01/11/2012

Hazing Revealed: A Victim’s Perspective On College Band Initiation

Today on Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques-White, we took an inside look at hazing from a victim’s perspective.  Our special guest were Kesha Johnson a former HBCU Band member, and Mark Ellis a former band member.  They both […]

WAOK-AM–01/04/2012

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Another FAMU Hazing Report

Here is another report of hazing at Florida A and M University as reported in the AJC. Doretha Smith learned of Robert Champion’s death just hours after it happened. Her 21-year-old daughter woke her at […]

WAOK-AM–12/29/2011

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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.  Take a listen to these riveting conversations, […]

WAOK-AM–12/15/2011

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Too Much Truth Recap: Three FAMU Band Members Arrested and Holiday Health Tips

Police have arrested three Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University band members for hazing. Sean Hobson, 23, Aaron Golson, 19, and James Harris, 22, were arrested Monday, each student charged with one count of hazing. Hobson […]

WAOK-AM–12/13/2011

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Hazing Victim Files Lawsuit Against FAMU

Dekalb Co. Georgia (WAOK/AJC)-Bria Shante Hunter a freshman clarinet player has filed a lawsuit against Florida A and M University after she was injured in a hazing incident. Hunter says members of the Red Dawg […]

WAOK-AM–12/13/2011

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3 Charged In FAMU Hazing-UPDATE!

TALLAHASSEE (AP)— Police have arrested three Florida A&M band members for allegedly beating a female member so severely during hazing rituals that they broke her thigh. Tallahassee police said Monday that in hazing ceremonies Oct. […]

WAOK-AM–12/12/2011

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FAMU President Reprimanded Over Hazing Death

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida A&M University’s Board of Trustees voted Thursday to publicly reprimand the school’s president rather than place him on leave following the death of a band member in what detectives say was […]

WAOK-AM–12/08/2011

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