Mass Protests At University Of Florida Over White Nationalist’s Speech

Mass Protests At University Of Florida Over White Nationalist’s Speech


I’M NOT GOING HOME. YOU KNOW THAT WHAT I’M SAYINGS GOING TO CHANGE THE WORLD. MASS PRETESTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA TODAY AS WHITE NATIONALIST RICHARD SPENCER DELIVERS HIS SPEECH. WE WANT TO THANK YOU FOR JOINING US. I’M KEN MOLESTINA IN FOR DOUG DUNBAR. ONE PROTESTER HAS BEEN ARRESTED. SECURITY IS VERY HIRE AT THE EVENT IN FLORIDA’S GOVERNOR DECLARED A STATE OF EMERGENCY IN PREPARATION FOR ALL OF THE CRUZ THERE. Reporter: — CROWDS THERE. Reporter: A VERBAL DEMONSTRATION BY PROTESTERS DURING A SPEECH BY RICHARD SPENCER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA. I’M NOT GOING HOME. YOU KNOW THAT WHAT I AM SAYING IS GOING TO CHANGE THE WORLD. AND THEREFORE, YOU ALL WANT TO STOP IT. YOU’RE GOING TO FAIL. Reporter: WHILE PROTESTERS MARCHED ON CAMPUS OUTSIDE THE EVENT. GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT DECLARED A STATE OF EMERGENCY FOLLOWING REQUESTS FROM LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT. THE UNIVERSITY HAS ALSO RAMPED UP SECURITY SPENDING AN ESTIMATED $600,000 ON SAFETY PRECAUTIONS. WE’RE TAKING THE EQUIVALENT OF A THOUSAND TUITIONS AND INVESTING IN SECURITY BECAUSE OF THIS. Reporter: ALL MOVES IN HOPES OF AVOIDING THE DEADLY EVENTS IN CHARLOTTESVILLE. 1 U WOMAN WAS KILLED AND MORE THAN A DOZEN INJURED WHEN A CAR PLOWED THROUGH A GROUP OF COUNTER PROTESTERS. SOME SCHOOLS HAVE SINCE REFUSED TO HOST SPENCER OUT OF SECURITY CONCERNS. BACK IN AUGUST, THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA ORIGINALLY DECLINED SPENCER’S REQUEST TO SPEAK DUE TO THREATS OF VIOLENCE BUT ALLOWED TODAY’S EVENT BECAUSE OF FREE SPEECH. I THINK IN REALITY HIS WORDS HAVE ABSOLUTELY NO VALUE. THE ONE THING THAT COMES OUT OF THIS, IT’S PROMPTING A GREAT DISCUSSION AROUND RACE AND RELIGION AND THE VALUE OF A

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