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FAMU Halt Of Presidential Search Under Fire

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The chairman of the Florida A&M University board is being asked to explain his decision to suspend a search for a new president. The faculty representative on FAMU’s board plans Thursday […]


More Than What It Appears To Be!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we talked about the murder of the Mississippi mayoral candidate. We had Author Dennis Kimbro on to talk about his new book, “The Wealth Choice”. We also discussed […]


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FAMU Says It’s Making Big Changes To Battle Hazing

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Florida A&M University officials say in a new report that they’re making sweeping changes to battle hazing at the school. FAMU on Wednesday submitted a 27-page response to a blistering report issued […]


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Fla. Board Hears Report On FAMU Hazing

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – The board that governs Florida’s universities is discussing a blistering report that contends Florida A&M University officials failed to follow state laws and regulations on hazing in the years leading up to […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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FAMU Keeps Interim President After Hazing Scandal

TALLAHASSEE, FL (AP/WAOK) - Florida A&M University is keeping its interim president as it searches for a permanent leader and tries to rebuild its image after a culture of hazing was uncovered. Trustees on Wednesday officially […]


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Florida A&M President To Resign Immediately

TALLAHASSEE, FL (AP/WAOK) -  Florida A&M University President James Ammons, who has been under fire since the hazing death of a marching band member, is immediately stepping down from his job. Ammons has reached an agreement […]


FAMU Trustees To Discuss Anti-Hazing Plan

TALLAHASSEE, FL (AP/WAOK) - Florida A&M University trustees will discuss a sweeping anti-hazing plan at an all-day retreat. The FAMU board is meeting this week on campus. During the first day the board will discuss the […]


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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 […]