Hazing

A Black firefighter sues the New York City Fire Department. It has a history of diversity issues.

A freshman football player is suing the University of Virginia after he was allegedly bullied, harassed, and discriminated against on the team.

Police reopened a criminal investigation into hazing at Alpha Phi Alpha at Virginia Tech. This comes after the university failed to follow its own protocol of sharing the results of its investigation with local authorities.

Another HBCU is facing a hazing lawsuit after a student claims he was beaten obsessively while pledging Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. The Bowie State student,…

Philip Banks III, the top uniformed official in the New York City Police Department, has resigned as chief of department on the eve of a promotion. In a…

Forest Whitaker is bringing a hush-hush issue that happens at historically Black colleges and universities to the big screen. According to reports, the famed filmmaker…

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The Marching 100 has returned to FAMU. The storied marching band known for its fancy footwork and its bombastic support of FAMU’s football team, the…

The death of Champion, one of six drum majors on the famed Marching 100 Band, has focused a national spotlight on hazing on college campuses and touched off an extensive investigation by law enforcement agencies in Orlando, Florida, where the incident occurred.

Administrators on college campuses across the nation are charged with the task of facing the reality of hazing. Cornell University is unfortunately all too familiar with the detrimental affects of fraternity and sorority hazing after the February death of a 19-year old sophomore found non-responsive in a fraternity house. In his Op-ed piece for the […]

Black sororities and fraternities have become a staple of HBCU’s and the Black college experience. Movies like Spike Lee’s “School Daze” focused on Black Sorority and Fraternities in conjunction with the Black college experience overall. He showed images of stepping, parties and other positive experiences linked to Black Frats and Sororities. He also showed the […]