Document Type

Opinion Piece

Authors

Jonathan Petrie

Publication Title

Maine Campus

Publication Date

1-31-2017

Abstract/ Summary

During the protests of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, you may have seen Richard Spencer — notable alt-right, white nationalist leader — get punched in the face during an interview. In response, a lot of people shared the video praising the actions of the violent perpetrator, citing Spencer’s racist ideology as a means to justify violence. Here’s the issue. No matter how much you disagree with someone, you do not get to punch them. Violence does not solve this debate.

Identifier

Racial Justice_Maine Campus_2021_01_15u

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