Civil rights attorney Lee Merritt has been hired by the family of 22-year-old Jamee Johnson, who died Saturday (Dec. 14) night after he was shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting after a traffic stop, Action News Jax reports. Johnson was a Florida A&M University student from fall 2015 to spring 2019 and was a […]

On August 9, Kalisa Villafana became Florida State University’s first Black woman to earn a doctoral degree in nuclear physics. She earned her undergraduate degree from Florida A&M University, and returned to her native Trinidad and Tobago to work. After a year, Villafana decided she wanted an advanced degree in order to provide greater career […]

The video was uploaded to the popular college-used app, Yeti. Videos and photos, uploaded to the community app anonymously, is a place where students can share events and information on campus.

Less than a year after being promoted, ‘Ebony’ Editor-In-Chief and Florida A&M Alum, Mitzi Miller is stepping down from her coveted position. HBCU Buzz reports: Last April, Johnson Publishing Company appointed Miller to editor-in-chief of Ebony Magazine following the departure of Amy DuBois Barnett. Prior to her role at Ebony, Miller spent over three years as the editor-in-chief of Jet Magazine where she […]

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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. (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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Florida A&M University is trying to raise 135,000 over the next five days to help 74 students enroll in school for the beginning of the 2014 Fall semester. The students do not qualify for financial aid and have been greatly impacted by the cuts to state funding and changes in the financial aid legislation. If […]

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – They share the same name, same talents and same philosophies; and on Saturday, May 3, father and son duo Sherwood Brown Sr. and Sherwood Brown Jr. will walk across the same stage to receive their diplomas from Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) School of Business and Industry (SBI). Sherwood Sr. will receive his […]

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The Florida A&M Rattlers, who already have been one of the biggest surprises in all of college baseball this season, picked up their biggest win in years Wednesday night, shocking No. 6-ranked Florida, 4-3, in Gainesville. reports: FAMU, under first-year head coach Jamey Shouppe, led for most of the game and earned their first […]

01/13/14- Roland Martin talks with Elmira Mangum about being elected Florida A&M University’s first female president. For iPhone users: