Flanked by black community leaders, one of the former University of Oklahoma SAE fraternity brothers captured on video singing a racist chant apologized Wednesday to those he had hurt and said he would pledge his life to fighting racism.
“All the apologies in the world won’t change what I have done, so I will spend the rest of my life trying to be the person who heals and brings people of all races together,” Levi Pettit said in a press conference in Oklahoma City. (Source: Read more)
Michael Brown’s parents want more than an apology from Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson in the wake of their son’s death, saying in an interview with The Associated Press Saturday they would prefer Officer Darren Wilson arrested and charged with murder and the chief fired. The comments come seven weeks after Officer Wilson shot and killed their 18-year-old son.
“An apology would be when Darren Wilson has handcuffs, processed and charged with murder,” the slain teen’s father Michael Brown Sr. said in the interview. (Source: Read more)
Response: Goes to show he ain’t ready however the Republican Party ain’t ready for him either he will just be used like the rest before him. He will learn the day!
Ben Carson’s apology tour continued this afternoon in an e-mail that was sent, according to its subject line, to "the Hopkins Community":
Dear Colleagues, Friends and Associates:
As you know, I have been in the national news quite a bit recently and my 36 year association with Johns Hopkins has unfortunately dragged our institution into the spotlight as well. I am sorry for any embarrassment this has caused. (More)
The online fundraising campaign to send the bullied upstate New York bus monitor Karen Klein on vacation might now let her do something else: retire.
Klein, 68, got national attention after a video of middle school boys in Greece, N.Y., lobbing brutal insults at her on a school bus went viral on the Internet Tuesday. By Friday afternoon, the campaign had sailed above its $5,000 goal — to nearly $550,000. (More)
Response: Now this is interesting! Well!
Sallie Leslie, a former administrator at the N.C. Democratic Party, has apologized for calling her former boss "a predator."
Leslie made the comments as a sexual harassment scandal erupted around Jay Parmley, the party’s former executive director. Parmley denied wrongdoing in the case but ended up resigning as a result of the intensely negative publicity. (More)