The hostile audience drowned out white nationalist Richard Spencer with anti-Nazi chants. They booed him off the stage under the watchful eye of police officers in riot gear. In other words, Spencer sees his speech Thursday at the University of Florida as a smashing success. “I’m very happy with what happened in the sense of […]
Citing past clashes and protests, Gov. Rick Scott on Monday declared a state of emergency in advance of a speech white nationalist Richard Spencer is scheduled to give at the University of Florida. The state’s Republican governor warned in an executive order Monday that a “threat of a potential emergency is imminent” in Alachua County, […]
University of Florida says it is not permanently barring a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer from speaking at its campus. The top attorney for UF made the statement in a letter she sent Friday to a Gainesville attorney representing the National Policy Institute and Spencer. Amy Haas said the university will try to […]
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