Sunday, February 23, 2020

Tag: FAMU

Man Who Flashed Gun at FAMU Students...

The man who flashed a handgun at four Florida A&M University students while trying to block them from entering an apartment building last month has...

Police Issue Warrant for White Man Who...

An arrest warrant has been issued for a Florida man seen on video brandishing a gun while trying to block four Black students from...

Florida Hotel Fires White Man Seen Pulling...

A hotel manager in Florida is out of a job after pulling a gun on a group of Florida A&M University students trying to...

White Man Pulls Gun on FAMU Students...

A visit to a friend's apartment proved near-deadly for a group of Florida A&M University students after a white man drew a gun on...

Family Loses Their Daughter and Yet Manages...

The Sydnor family lost their daughter to a stray bullet, but found a way to grace a young man on his voyage to Florida...

Former Tallahassee Mayor Moved to Tears Over...

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Jonathan Ferrell: Unarmed Black Man Killed by...

Police shot and killed Jonathan Ferrell, a North Carolina man, who may have been running to them for help after a car accident. According to...

FAMU Lifts Suspension of Marching Band

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida A&M University is lifting the suspension of its famous Marching 100 band following a fatal hazing incident in 2011. The band,...

Florida A&M Disregarded State Hazing Laws Prior...

More than a year after the tragic hazing death of Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion’s death, a report from Florida state officials claims...

First Defendant Sentenced For Role In Death...

The first of a dozen defendants charged in the hazing death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion escaped a judge’s wrath, but...

FAMU Seeking Mediation in Hazing Death Lawsuit

Florida A&M University trustees approved a motion today to proceed with mediation with the family of Robert Champion, the Marching 100 drum major who...

New Interim FAMU President Named

In the wake of the marching band scandal, James Ammons declared he would step down as president of Florida A&M in October. The school's...

In Wake of Robert Champion Death, Black...

In the wake of the hazing death of Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion, and the subsequent charges against 13 of the band’s members,...

Defendant: Florida A&M Drum Major Who Died...

A Florida A&M drum major who died after being hazed on a bus asked to go through the ordeal because it was seen as...

FAMU Band Suspension Extended Another Year

Florida A&M University's famed marching band is being suspended for at least one more school year as officials try to cleanse the hazing culture...

FAMU Band Suspended

A day after Julian White, longtime director of the Florida A&M University marching band, announced his retirement, the school's band remains suspended pending an...

FAMU Band Director Steps Down

The beleaguered director of Florida A&M University's marching band announced  Thursday that he was stepping down from the suspended marching unit even as Florida’s...

Robert Champion’s Mother: Prosecutors Should Set an...

Pam Champion, who lost her son Robert to hazing by FAMU band members last September, said she was disappointed that most of the 13...

FAMU Hazing Death Update: Band Members Facing...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — At least five Florida A&M band members will face charges in the hazing death of a drum major in Orlando last...