Little Known Black History Facts

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 […]


After graduating with his doctorate in pharmacy from Florida A&M University, Dr. Martez L. Prince began working at Rite Aid Corporation.

Jacque Reid goes Inisde Her Story with the first female drum major in the history of the Marching 100.  Cori Bostic remembers stepping onto the field for the first time as a drum major as a, “humbling” experience. She admits that the job requires “a lot of hard work” and, there are “not a lot […]

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Don Crandall Jr. tried to intimidate four Black students.

Florida A&M’s Marching 100 is still in the early stages of band camp, but this year’s new edition has made history. Cori Bostic has been named the first-ever woman drum major in the band’s history. Bostic is a junior from Atlanta in the School of Journalism and Graphic Communication, and a member of Delta Sigma Theta, according […]

Many point to the September 1970 contest between the University of South California Trojans vs. the University of Alabama Crimson Tide as the first racially integrated college football game in the South. However, a contest between the Florida A&M Rattlers and the University of Tampa Spartans happened a year prior, but it is often overlooked. […]

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina state attorneys have decided against retrying a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man after his trial ended last week in a deadlock. Senior Deputy Attorney General Robert Montgomery told the Mecklenburg County district attorney Friday of the state’s decision in the case of Charlotte-Mecklenburg […]

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. […]

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ‘I Have A Dream’ speech is etched into the American consciousness because of its call for a truly color-blind society. While that utopian sensibility may fall short of reality, the Dream Defenders are doing their best to bring us closer to that ideal. The group began in Florida in […]

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If you’re wondering what’s going on regarding the hazing death of FAMU band member Robert Champion, here’s the latest. Former FAMU marching band member Dante Martin has been sentenced to 77 months (over six years) for the incident in which Champion was killed. Prosecutors said Martin, 27, organized the initiations that required fellow band members […]

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FAMU’s the Marching 100 impressed fans after creating the widely popular “Kermit Drinking Tea” meme during their halftime performance at the Florida Classic. Watch the video above and let us know what you think about their performance in the comment section below. Want to see more videos like this? Head over to “Gone Viral!” to […]

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Jury selection began Monday for the first of four members of Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) marching band on charges of felony hazing…