Ask yourself what is worse. A date rape incident on a college campus or said incident being documented–and posted on social media.
Dante Martin, who prosecutors called the “ringleader” of the Florida A&M band hazing that ultimately caused the death of Robert Champion in 2011, was sentenced on Friday (Jan. 9) to six-and-a-half years in prison.
Florida A&M University‘s Board of Trustees has signed off on an 11-year partnership with former Rep. J.C. Watts to help produce a 24-hour, multi-platform Black Television News Channel.
Jurors in Charlotte, N.C. have decided to move forward in bringing a second indictment against the cop that shot an unarmed Black man looking for help after an accident last year. Jonathan Ferrell, 24, was killed by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer Randall Kerrick, who was later charged with voluntary manslaughter in the case.
An officer for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department in North Carolina has been arrested and charged after allegedly shooting an unarmed man, the second such case nationally this weekend. Investigators also have reason to suspect the victim may have been seeking help from police when he was gunned down.
One of the suspects charged in the hazing death of Florida A&M student, Robert Champion has entered a guilty plea. According to his lawyer’s announcement Friday (March 8), Caleb Jackson will take responsibility for his role in the death of the drum major.
Twelve former members of Florida A&M University’s Marching 100 band are being charged with manslaughter for the 2011 hazing death of drum major Robert Champion. Ten of the 12 accused were previously charged with felony hazing last May, but the prosecution announced today (March 4) that the charges have been upgraded to manslaughter. Additionally, two more […]
A newly released account of the hazing death of Florida A&M student, Robert Champion, has shed light on the story that has tarnished the school’s reputation. Champion, who died a year ago, was viciously beaten by members of the famed “Marching 100” group.