Hazing

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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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Drum Major Parents Will Sue FAMU

FAMU president James Ammons will get to keep his job for now. Florida Governor Rick Scott had asked the board of trustees to suspend Ammons while the investigation continues into the death of drum major […]

WAOK-AM–12/19/2011

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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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A Second Possible Hazing Incident Investigated At FAMU

Tallahassee, Florida media sources are reporting a second alleged hazing victim has come forward at Florida A&M University, telling a local TV station that she was rushed to an emergency room after being hazed just […]

WAOK-AM–12/01/2011

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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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Too Much Truth Recap: FAMU, Syracuse, and Hermain Cain! We can Handle It All!

Welcome back from the Thanksgiving Holiday!! Hope it was safe and fun for you all and the family. Today we discussed the recent death of FAMU drummajor Robert Champion. According to the AJC.com, Champion’s family […]

WAOK-AM–11/28/2011

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Lawsuits Planned in FAMU Death

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-The parents of a drum major who died after the Florida A and M-Bethune Cookman game, say they will file a lawsuit against the university in the hazing death of their son. Now a […]

WAOK-AM–11/27/2011

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