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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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Too Much Truth Recap: FAMU Band Suspended For Yet Another Year

What an EXPLOSIVE show!! According to the Associated Press,   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida A&M University’s famed marching band is being suspended for at least one more school year as officials try to cleanse […]

WAOK-AM–05/14/2012

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FAMU Band Director Julian White Retires

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP/WAOK) — The embattled head of Florida A&M University’s marching band is retiring. FAMU officials tried to fire Julian White, the director of the Marching 100, following the death of drum major Robert […]

05/10/2012

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11th FAMU Hazing Suspect Arrested In Death Of Robert Champion

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP/WAOK) — The last of 11 band members facing felony charges in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major has turned herself in to authorities. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement […]

WAOK-AM–05/06/2012

Too Much Truth Recap: Drum Major’s Family Wants to DisBand FAMU Marching Band

In recent news according to the AJC, The Family of a drum major from DeKalb County who died during a hazing incident says  Florida A&M University’s famed marching band should be disbanded. The family of […]

WAOK-AM–05/03/2012

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Parents Of Robert Champion Say More Should Be Done Against Hazing

ATLANTA (WAOK/AP)-Almost six months ago Pam and Robert Champion received the news all parents dread. Robert Champion, Jr. had died while away at school. Robert Champion, then 26, was a drum major for one of […]

WAOK-AM–05/03/2012

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13 Charged In FAMU Drum Major Hazing Death

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A prosecutor says 13 people will be charged in the death of Florida A&M university drum major who died after being beaten during a hazing ritual in November. The prosecutor announced […]

WAOK-AM–05/02/2012

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Charges On The Way In FAMU Drum Major Death

ORLANDO – (WAOK/AJC)   After months of investigating,  charges could soon be on the way for at least five band mates of former FAMU drum major Robert Champion,  Jr.,  who died after an alleged hazing […]

WAOK-AM–05/01/2012

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FAMU Forms Anti-Hazing Panel

TALLAHASSEE (AJC)- Florida A&M University trustees Thursday called on a group of outside experts to help come up with solutions to hazing, which led to the death of a student band member from DeKalb County […]

WAOK-AM–02/10/2012

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