July 2013

All posts published in July 2013

8 posts

Unrest in race relations


Protest has spread across the country in the wake of the weekend verdict in the Sanford, Fla., trial of George Zimmerman, who was acquitted in the shooting death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin. Sadly, those voices and others raised locally on entirely differ... More »

It’s the Summer of Pharrell


Welcome to the Summer of Pharrell! It's a rare feat in today's pop music world to be involved in the Top 2 songs in the country at any given time, the way Pharrell is on "Blurred Lines" with Robin Thicke and T.I., and "Get Lucky" with Daft Punk. What makes ... More »

Suspension of FAMU marching band is lifted


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. _ Florida A&M University on Thursday lifted the suspension of its famed marching band, which had been prohibited from performing since the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion after the Florida Classic football game in Orlando in 201... More »