‘White Lives Matter’ Organizer Invites Richard Spencer Back to Texas A&M Demonstration on 9/11

A 'White Lives Matter' organizer has reportedly invited "alt-right" founder Richard Spencer to Texas A&M again for a demonstration on Sept. 11, 2017. Preston Wiginton previously arranged for Spencer to speak to supporters of his racist movement on campus in December. It's not known if Spencer has accepted the most recent invitation. Spencer, a Dallas native, founded the so-called "alt-right," a radical conservative movement that focuses on preserving "white identity" through populism. Wiginton said the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Va. Saturday inspired him to plan the event, The Battalion, the university's student paper, reports. At the rally, a vehicle plowed through a group of counter-protesters, killing at least one person and injuring at least 26. Before that, clashes prompted the governor to declare a state of emergency as the protest of a plan to remove a statue of a Confederate general turned violent.   Continue reading...

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