- The University of Florida expects to spend $500,000 on security for a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer.
- Spencer, a far-right figure, attended the Charlottesville protests, and pledged to speak at other colleges.
- There will be more police on the UF campus than in any other time in the school’s history.
The University of Florida is bracing for protests ahead of a scheduled speech Thursday by white nationalist leader Richard Spencer.
Spencer has made a name for himself in the alt-right community, espousing racist views on college campuses and on a website he created in 2010 called altright.com.