Public universities grapple with balancing freedom of expression — even hate speech — with providing safe campuses.
The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center’s private management company cited security concerns in denying Mr. Spencer the space.
At two demonstrations in Tennessee on Saturday, as at many white nationalist events, local police faced unfamiliar crowds coming mostly from out of town.
In his first college appearance since the violence in Charlottesville, Va., the white supremacist and his supporters were outnumbered by students and others protesting his views.
By ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS October 17, 2017 Richard B. Spencer, a prominent white nationalist, is scheduled to speak at the University of Florida on Thursday, prompting an outcry over whether his views are protected speech, dividing the campus and putting law...
Universities are grappling with a dramatic spike in white supremacist activity on their campuses, forcing them to weigh competing priorities: safety, free speech and diversity.