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University of Oklahoma Closes Fraternity After Racist Chant

An Oklahoma fraternity is being closed this week after members made racist comments and broadcast them.

A video caught fraternity members of the University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter on a bus singing racist slurs.

The slurs referenced lynching African-Americans, also stating black students would never be able to join the chapter.

An internal investigation by national leaders of the fraternity organization concluded it was in fact students related to Sigma Alpha Epsilon in the video.

OU President David Boren order the fraternity house’s doors locked this week.

The university expelled two students for their actions in the video.

About 5 percent of the university’s 27,000 students are black.

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