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FAMU Lifts Suspension Of Famed Marching Band After 2011 Hazing Death

Tallahassee (AP)-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 after a drum major’s death that led to the departure […]

WAOK-AM–06/27/2013

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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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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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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

(Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Update on FAMU Drum Major Death From Hazing

Decatur, Ga (WAOK)-The Florida A&M University Marching 100 Band has been suspended indefinitely as law enforcement and an independent task force investigate the death of drum major Robert Champion.  26 year old Champion, a Southwest […]

WAOK-AM–11/23/2011

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