A White Nationalist Texan recently booked space at A&M to bring Richard Spencer back to campus AP Photo/David J. Phillip
Richard Spencer, who leads a movement that mixes racism, white nationalism and populism, raises his fist as he speaks Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, in College Station, Texas. Texas A&M officials say they didn't schedule the speech by Spencer, who was invited to speak by a former student who reserved campus space available to the public. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Last December, Richard Spencer spoke at Texas A&M University in a controversial appearance sparking discussion — and outrage — about the right to free speech on public university campuses.

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Now, the man who brought the controversial, vilified figure to the school is at it again.

Following Charlottesville’s violent riots over the weekend, it is being reported former A&M student and self-proclaimed white nationalist Preston Wiginton recently booked public space at the university for a potential encore:

“The key purpose of the event is to protest the liberal agenda of White Guilt and white genocide that is taught at most all universities in America,” Wiginton wrote in a press release.

Meanwhile, the school’s student body president, Bobby Brooks, recognizes the event could turn violent, and wants to protect his fellow students:

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“I will never know what it is like to be a student of color at Texas A&M University and in this world, but I acknowledge this rally, offensively hosted on September 11th, signifies hatred,” he wrote in a statement regarding the scheduled September event.

This is a developing story. 

Anna Caplan contributes to Rare Houston and Rare Animals. 
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