As a state entity, the University of Florida had to permit Richard Spencer to speak. But its president urged students and staff to avoid the event and "shun" Spencer and his followers.
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White nationalist Richard Spencer speaks to journalists Monday in Alexandria, Va., just days after three people died amid violence at rallies Spencer attended in Charlottesville, Va.
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In December, a Texas A&M student signs a message board ahead of an "Aggies United" event in response to a speech by white separatist Richard Spencer. Spencer was scheduled to return to the school for a "White Lives Matter" rally on Sept. 11.
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In this August 2016 photo, Stephen Bannon, then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign chairman, attends Trump's Hispanic advisory roundtable meeting in New York.