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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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9 1 1 Call in FAMU Hazing Death Released, Four Students Expelled From School

For a frantic five minutes on a bus outside of a hotel in Orlando, bandmembers of the Florida A and M University Marching 100 tried to save the life of their friend Robert Champion. In the […]

WAOK-AM–12/01/2011

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