SWAT Called As Thousands Protest White Nationalist’s Speech at TAMU

Demonstrators hold signs as they chant outside the venue where Richard Spencer, who leads a movement that mixes racism, white nationalism and populism, is scheduled to speak at Texas A&M University, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, in College Station, Texas. Spencer is scheduled to speak at Texas A&M University after being invited by a former student. The university is holding a an event to highlight diversity and unity at the same time Spencer is set to speak. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Demonstrators hold signs as they chant outside the venue where Richard Spencer, who leads a movement that mixes racism, white nationalism and populism, is scheduled to speak at Texas A&M University, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, in College Station, Texas. Spencer is scheduled to speak at Texas A&M University after being invited by a former student. The university is holding a an event to highlight diversity and unity at the same time Spencer is set to speak. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)


They made their voices heard loud and clear. Thousands of students at Texas A&M University, joined by concerned citizens from around Texas, demonstrated against the appearance of noted white nationalist Richard Spencer Tuesday night.

Spencer gained the national spotlight during a so-called “alt-right” convention in Washington, DC last month where participants chanted “Hail Trump.”

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