Marching 100

At FAMU, A Marching Band – and School Pride – Returns

The school's community is thrilled with the return of band.
Lasherry Codner - Charged with felony hazing in the death of Champion.  (Photo: Courtesy Orange County Sheriff's Office)

FAMU Hazing Defendant Accepts Plea Deal, Avoids Jail

Lasherry Codner was sentenced to four years of probation.
FAMU Lifts Marching 100 Band Suspension

FAMU Lifts Marching 100 Band Suspension

The band was suspended in 2011 after a hazing death.
Rikki D. Wills - Charged with felony hazing in the death of Champion. Additionally, charged with misdemeanor in hazing of band member Keon Hollis.(Photo: Courtesy Leon County Jail)

Florida A&M Student Pleads No Contest to Charges in Hazing Death

Rikki Wills is cooperating with prosecutors.
FAMU Lifts Marching 100 Band Suspension

The Year in Review in Black Colleges: Challenges and Shifts

There was excitement about the election at Black colleges.

Drum Major's Parents Condemn FAMU Response to Suit

FAMU asked a judge to toss the case.
Robert Champion Case Moves Forward - Thirteen people have been charged in the hazing death of Robert Champion, the  Florida A&M University drum major who died Nov. 19, 2011, in an initiation ritual. According to court records, Champion died after being struck with fists, drum mallet straps and being kicked repeatedly by members of the university’s famed “Marching 100” band. Eleven of the defendants face felony hazing charges which carry a sentence of up to six years in prison if convicted. Two others face misdemeanor charges in the hazing of two other students and could serve 30 days in prison or pay a $500 fine.  Keep reading to see the complete list of defendants. —Britt Middleton   (Photo: AP Photo/The Tampa Tribune, Joseph Brown III, File)

Florida A&M Seeks Settlement With Dead Drum Major’s Family

Champion's parents say they will continue suit.
James Ammons, Florida A&M University

FAMU Board Calls Emergency Meeting in Aftermath of President’s Resignation

James Ammons is said to be leaving immediately.