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UGA Students Say Hazing Didn’t Happen

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — An attorney representing at least one of 11 University of Georgia students accused of hazing says allegations that pledges were beaten are false. Athens attorney Mo Wiltshire tells The Athens Banner-Herald that the […]

WAOK-AM–02/09/2014

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Miami Dolphins in Turmoil Amid Bullying Allegations

Today on Powertalk with Lorraine Jacques White we discussed Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin taking a leave of absence and temporarily checking into a mental health hospital for emotional distress. Martin allegedes that teammate […]

WAOK-AM–11/07/2013

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Student’s Death Brings Forums For Hazing-Bullying

ATLANTA (WAOK/WGCL) -Parents of Robert Champion Jr., a student at Florida A & M University who was killed during a marching band hazing incident almost two years ago are hosting community forums in an attempt the […]

WAOK-AM–09/30/2013

March Madness Basketball Tournament at Martin Luther King Jr High School

Musicians United to Serve in Cohesion(M.U.S.I.C)  INC. in conjunction with the Robert D. Champion Drum Major for Change Foundation will host a tournament style basketball competition for bands March 30th 2013 at Martin Luther King […]

WAOK-AM–03/11/2013

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Champion Family Rejects FAMU’s Offer To Settle Lawsuit

TALLAHASSEE – (WAOK/AJC)  -  The parents of Robert Champion Jr.,  are not happy with Florida A&M University’s  offer to end their lawsuit.   Attorney Chris Chestnut,  says the Champions are insulted that the university offered the […]

WAOK-AM–11/08/2012

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Clark Atlanta Band Suspended

ATLANTA (AP) — Clark Atlanta University has suspended performances by its marching band following an allegation of possible hazing. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, citing a university statement, reported Saturday on its website that Clark Atlanta did […]

WAOK-AM–09/03/2012

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FAMU To Settle Champion Death Case

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP)— Florida A&M University wants to try to settle a family’s lawsuit against the school over the hazing death of a band member. FAMU trustees on Thursday voted to enter a voluntary mediation […]

WAOK-AM–08/16/2012

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Vote Of No Confidence For FAMU President

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida A&M University President James Ammons has received a no-confidence vote from the school’s board of trustees because of his handling of the hazing death of a band drum major. The […]

WAOK-AM–06/07/2012

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Another FAMU Band Member Charged With Hazing

Another Florida A and M University band member is facing hazing allegations. 25-year-old Dante Martin of Tampa is accused of hazing a female drummer as the band headed to the Citrus Bowl in Orlando last […]

WAOK-AM–06/03/2012

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Powertalk on Race and Justice

ATLANTA (WAOK)- In case you missed the opportunity to attend the Race and Justice forum at Tri-Cities High School on Thursday, here is a photo gallery of what happened. The event was coordinated by Lorraine […]

WAOK-AM–05/18/2012

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