Hazing

  One man is awaiting sentencing in the hazing death of Florida A&M University band member Robert Champion. Former FAMU band player Dante Martin has…

Florida A & M University’s Marching 100 had played at a Super Bowl and before U.S. presidents. But one of the nation’s most-celebrated marching bands…

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  AKRON, OH (WOIO) – Some University of Akron fraternity brothers appeared in court Friday accused in a case of severe hazing. 23-year-old Steven Pitts, 21-year-old Rinaldo…

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    Four of six University of Akron students involved in a fraternity hazing investigation surrendered to Akron University police Thursday. All four students were…

Another alleged hazing incident has surfaced at Florida A&M University and is currently under investigation by university police, college officials said on Monday. The incident, involving students who were pledging the band fraternity Kappa Kappa Psi, happened in the Spring 2011 semester, according to a police report filed by Marching 100 Band Director Julian White. […]

via BBC News The death of a Florida A&M University marching band drum major has been ruled a homicide by the state medical examiner. Robert Champion, 26, died after he was severely beaten in a hazing incident. Internal bleeding sent him into shock and he died within an hour, the report said. Police will now […]

Robert Champion, a 26-year-old drum major with Florida A&M University’s marching band, became ill and died Saturday night after a game, the Orange County, Florida, sheriff’s office said. There is no sign of foul play, the sheriff’s office said. FAMU President James Ammons announced Tuesday he is immediately suspending “any and all performances and engagements […]

BAKERSFIELD, CA-Four Members of Kappa Alpha Psi, a historically African American fraternity, are charged with felonious assault for allegedly beating pledges ans shooting them with a BB gun. The report was initiated through Mercy Hospital when a 25-year-old man was admitted to the hospital as a result of his injuries. The investigation revealed that between […]

The New York Times is reporting about two incidents of abuse by the African-American sorority, Sigma Gamma Rho. In the San Jose State case, a woman claimed that she was told that she was beaten so she could understand what her ancestors went through during slavery. In the San Jose State case, Courtney Howard, a […]