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Charges Upgraded to Manslaughter in FAMU Hazing Death

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors are charging 12 former Florida A&M University band members with manslaughter in the 2011 hazing death of a drum major. Ten of the band members had been charged last May with felony hazing for the death of 26-year-old Robert Champion, Read More

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FAMU’s Ammons Resigns Amid Hazing Scandal

[Orlando Sentinel] Florida A&M University President James Ammons today resigned amid a growing scandal over the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion and resulting criticism over management at Florida’s only public, historically blackuniversity. Ammons’ resignation, to the university’s board of trustees, comes on the Read More