Nine Seconds that Outraged a Nation/“My Racist Father Needs to Accept the Minorities in My Family”

Mar 17, 2015 on Syndicated at 4:00 PM

Summary

In a 9-second video that quickly went viral, party-bound students from the University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chapter were seen on a bus clapping, pumping their fists and laughing as they sang a racist chant. The video sparked ou... (more)trage and reignited debate across the nation about issues of race. Dr. Phil sits down with two black students from the university — how do they feel about the video? And, what is the sentiment on campus about what happened? Plus, hear from La Salle University professor Dr. Charles Gallagher, a researcher in the field of racial and social inequality — what can we learn from this shocking incident? Then, Peyton says she knows about racism first hand, because her father, David, is an Imperial Wizard of the White Knights of the KKK. But Peyton says she has different beliefs — and she now has a biracial child, whom she desperately wants her father to accept. Dr. Phil has some tough questions for David, who defends his beliefs and insists he lives by “God’s law.” Is he twisting scripture for his own hatred? Is there any hope of salvaging this father-daughter relationship, or should Peyton cut ties for good?

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