Civil rights attorney Ben Crump was retained by former Northwestern University football players alleging abuse and racism in a larger pattern of hazing.

Former Northwestern University football players are accusing Pat Fitzgerald of also being racist and calling Black players "monkeys" after the coach was fired amid a widening hazing scandal.

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

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.

Police are investigating the suspicious death of a Buffalo State College basketball player. His family believes he was made to drink something toxic while pledging for Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.


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 move that has shocked many, the force’s highest-ranking African American stepped down just before he was to take a new position as first deputy commissioner under William Bratton. According to […]

The death of Florida A&M Drum Major Robert Champion has reignited the age-old discussion surrounding hazing and initiation practices amongst college students.  Last week, three…

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  — Authorities looking into the death of a Florida A&M University drum major opened a new investigation after they uncovered possible employee fraud and misconduct at the school, according to documents released Wednesday. Meanwhile, there was more fallout in Georgia. An Atlanta-area school district suspended all marching band activities at 21 high schools […]

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Student government leaders at Florida A&M University are asking students to join them in pledging to end hazing at the school after a marching band member died last month. SEE ALSO:  How Jerry Sandusky Played The New York Times The group will hold a rally Monday evening at Gaither Gymnasium. Students […]

BOSTON-Players at a basketball camp in Beverly, Massachusetts claim they were were forced to eat Oreo cookies that were drenched in semen, according to police. Two students claim that they were urged to play a game called “wet biscuit” in which the loser was forced to eat the semen soaked Oreos. The Eagle Tribune reports: […]