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Expelled OU Student Who Led Racist Chant To Meet Black Civic Leaders

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ittman says Pettit also is scheduled to speak at an afternoon press conference at a Baptist church on the city's predominantly black northeast side. ittman says Pettit also is scheduled to speak at an afternoon press conference at a Baptist church on the city's predominantly black northeast side.
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A state lawmaker says a former University of Oklahoma student caught on video leading a racist chant has reached out to her and plans to meet with black civic leaders to personally apologize for his role in the incident.

3/24/2015 Related Story: Expelled OU Student At Center Of Racist Video To Hold Media Briefing

Sen. Anastasia Pittman says the student, Levi Pettit, called her personally to apologize and asked to meet with her face to face. The Oklahoma City Democrat, who leads the Oklahoma Legislative Black Caucus, says she arranged for Pettit to meet Wednesday with leaders from the state's black community.

Pettit also is scheduled to speak at a 4 p.m. news conference at Fairview Missionary Baptist Church, located at 1700 N.E. 7th Street in Oklahoma City. News9.com will live stream the conference. 

Pettit's parents issued an apology on his behalf two weeks ago, after a video showed him and another member of their since-disbanded Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chapter leading a chant that referenced lynching and indicated it wouldn't admit black students.

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