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All Saints Episcopal Church sign advertises Monday’s Diversity Festival

All Saints Episcopal Church sign advertises Monday’s Diversity Festival

White nationalists and protestors clashed Monday just outside Michigan State University ahead of a speech by prominent white nationalist Richard Spencer. Despite the police presence, small scuffles continued to break out as several hundred protesters shouted, "Go home, Nazis", and crowded toward dozens would-be attendees.

At least 100 police officers appeared to be on the scene in riot gear.

From 4:30 p.m.to 6:30 p.m., Spencer is set to speak to supporters at the MSU Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education. A number of student groups also were planning alternative events to discourage people from going to Spencer's speech.

- Arrests and violent altercations broke out on the campus of Michigan State University Monday.

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A few Spencer supporters turned around instead of trying to get in, according to reports. Bottles and rocks were thrown. It was unclear which side the detainees were on, or whether Spencer's appearance would proceed.

"These people are scum. This is our free speech being exercised", said David Sherman, 25, who drove from Indianapolis to protest against the event.

The Southern Poverty Law Center, which monitors US hate groups, lists Spencer as "a radical white separatist whose goal is the establishment of a white ethno-state in North America".

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