Richard Spencer

Richard Spencer
Scott Pohl / WKAR Public Media

Newly released records show Michigan State University spent more than $18,000 to provide security during white nationalist Richard Spencer's March visit to the campus.

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Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

Gregory Conte, director of operations with Richard Spencer’s National Policy Institute, has been arraigned on a charge of resisting and obstructing police at Spencer’s March 5th appearance at Michigan State University.

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Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

A district court in East Lansing has arraigned 17 more people charged with criminal conduct following Monday’s disturbance at Michigan State University. 

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Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

The Michigan State University Police Department says 25 people were arrested Monday during a violent protest against white nationalist leader Richard Spencer. 

Protestors yelled angry words at police for escorting attendees of Spencer's talk into the MSU Pavilion.
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

A large crowd protesting Richard Spencer’s speech gathered in the parking lot north of the MSU Pavilion Monday.

Kevin Lavery / WKAR Public Media

Michigan State University police say less than 2-dozen people were arrested before and during the speech of white nationalist Richard Spencer on campus on Monday.

Richard Spencer
Scott Pohl / WKAR Public Media

WKAR's Katie Cook reports counter-protesters are waiting for the speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer to finish. Meanwhile, Scott Pohl reports from inside MSU Pavilion, Spencer claimed one of his supporters was attacked. 

Cheyna Roth

WKAR's Kevin Lavery reports there is a significant law enforcement presence outside of the MSU pavilion within the hour of white nationalist Richard Spencer's speech. 

Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

This gallery displays protests before and during the speech of white nationalist Richard Spencer on the campus of Michigan State University on March 5, 2018. 

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Controversial alt-right leader Richard Spencer will speak at Michigan State University today...and the campus community is taking precautions.


Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

There are several counter-protests planned before and during Richard Spencer’s speech at Michigan State University on Monday. 

Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

For people seeking a different viewpoint of white nationalist Richard Spencer during his speech at Michigan State University on Monday, the All Saints Episcopal Church in East Lansing is planning an event at the same time Spencer is speaking. 

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Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

Michigan State University is preparing for a visit from a prominent national “alt-right” leader. 

The Detroit Free Press reports that white supremacist Richard Spencer will speak at Michigan State University after all.

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University of Michigan has opened discussions with a white supremacist Richard Spencer on his request to speak on campus but says there's no certainty it'll occur, President Mark Schlissel revealed Tuesday.