Leader Of Racist Frat Chants Issues Public Apology

The expelled University of Oklahoma student seen leading a racist chant aboard a fraternity’s charter bus has issued a public apology.

Levi Pettit, who lives in Dallas, says he is deeply sorry and begged for forgiveness. He met first with pastors and African-American leaders at a Baptist church in Oklahoma before appearing at a news conference with the chairwoman of the state’s Legislative Black Caucus.

A video featuring Pettit and other members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity in a racist chant led to the fraternity’s removal from campus.

ABC’s Jim Ryan joined us from Dallas Thursday morning to discuss.

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