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From the stage of the Ray Charles Performing Arts Center at the second-annual Platform Summit, held October 24-26, 2014 on the campus of Morehouse College,…

The University of the drum major, Robert Champion, who died following a hazing incident is offering to pay $300,000 to settle the lawsuit. Champion died almost a year ago after being beaten by other members on the bus during a hazing ritual. The amount is the maxium the school can offer without seeking approval by […]

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The fired director of Florida A&M’s famed “Marching 100” band said he repeatedly warned university leaders over two decades about the dangers of hazing and that he’s been made the scapegoat for a band member’s death in which the practice is suspected. Julian White, 71, said he suspended 26 band members […]

The president of Florida A&M University has announced Tuesday he will be suspending the school’s famous Marching 100 band until investigators establish what led to a member’s death last weekend.