NORMAN, OK - Well, seems like OU's SAE fraternity might be in panic mode. The group, under non-stop scrutiny for a video showing members chanting about lynchings and dropping the N-word, has now hired a big gun -- Attorney Stephen Jones.
He's the Oklahoma lawyer who defended Timothy McVeigh. Yeah, the guy convicted and executed for blowing up the Federal Building in Oklahoma City killing 168 people.
Well, the local frat chapter is exploring their options on suing the University and OU's President David Boren.
Jones said,"the group is outraged over President Boren shutting down the fraternity house and his branding all SAE members as racists and bigots."
He argues the two students have "apologized sincerely" and that the incident is "being exploited."
Oh, and he says the fraternity shot not be, wait for it -- tarred and feathered" as racists. Now that's an interesting choice of words.
While a lot of folks are protesting, one Kappa Alpha Psi member is speaking out for African-American fraternities saying, "We don't care." In his blog, Jackson, Mississippi native Joshua Quinn says this is exactly why Black fraternities were created.
"We don't need acceptance from white fraternities and sororities because we have our own issues and struggles to deal with," Quinn wrote.
His post has gone viral.
Whether you care or don't care, this case could end up in court.
But it looks like the court of public opinion has already reached a verdict.
OU Athletics Dept. Released a Video Friday -- "Racism: We Won't Stand For It"