The parents of a Florida A&M University drum major beaten to death in November joined other advocates Tuesday to kick off a national anti-hazing campaign.

Flanked by politicians, ministers and university presidents, Pam and Robert Champion Sr. endorsed a public awareness campaign aimed at encouraging colleges and universities to recognize and report hazing activity that they said is often condoned through silence.

“If you’re not on board, if you’re not about helping getting rid of the problem, then you are part of the problem,” Pam Champion said at a news conference at the National Press Club. “The thing is to rid the deep-rooted culture of (hazing). No more hiding. No more secrecy.” More Here