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Florida A&M University’s Marching 100 band has long been considered the cream of the crop of college marching bands in the country for decades. The Marching 100 owe it all to Dr. William “The Law” Foster, who was born 100 years ago on August 25, 1919. The Kansas City, Kan. native was moved to his […]

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Since its inception more than 71 years ago, the Florida A&M University (FAMU) Marching “100” has set the bar as global innovators of marching band performance, pageantry, and musicianship. On Saturday, before a crowd of more than 47,800 spectators at the Florida Blue Florida Classic, the band once again set the bar by unveiling new uniforms that […]

Joe Bullard, Program Director WHBX-FM 96.1 JAMZ & The Voice of FAMU’s Marching 100 talked to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about his work with the infamous band, the lawsuit that left the band suspended for two years and much more. Click the link above to hear the entire interview. (Photo: Facebook) Like on Facebook. […]

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The trials of three of four members of Florida A&M University’s marching band on charges of felony hazing and manslaughter have been postponed until April. But the trial of a fourth member began with jury selection Monday, nearly three years after drum major Robert Champion died from being beaten. Judge Renee […]

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A judge has postponed until September the trial of five remaining defendants charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University drum major to allow defense attorneys more time to prepare. Judge Renee Roche agreed during a hearing Monday to delay it the trial that was set to begin next […]

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 Rattlers, returned to the field this semester after a 653 day suspension. Robert Champion Jr., a member of the band was brutally beaten and died in a hazing incident in […]

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida A&M University’s famed band made its first appearance in a football stadium in nearly 22 months on Sunday after the 2011 hazing death of a drum major. The band entered Orlando’s Citrus Bowl Stadium prior to kickoff for the school’s season-opening football game against Mississippi Valley State. It will give […]

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Florida A&M University has announced a September 1 comeback for its marching band. This will be the band’s first performance after a 19-month suspension following the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion. The Orlando Sentinel reports that the band will travel to Orlando next month for Disney’s MEAC/SWAC Challenge. Champion died in Orlando in […]