Ammons to NPR: FAMU Had No Idea Hazing Happened to ‘Elite of the Elite’ in Marching Band

Florida A&M President James Ammons said before the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion, the university did not know that ritualistic beatings and mistreatment were common for the “elite of the elite” at FAMU’s revered Marching “100” band. He was talking to National Public Radio’s Michelle Martin on her daily talk show “Tell Me More.”

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