HOUSTON (FOX 26) - As hundreds of protestors objected with signs and voices to his presence, white nationalist Richard Spencer sought to persuade a smaller audience that America should ultimately become a country of solely Caucasians.
"(Racial) Identity is about drawing lines. You can't get away from that," said Spencer in an afternoon press conference.
It is a philosophy which angered and frightened most who gathered outside the Texas A&M lecture hall to express opposition.
"We want him to know with our collective voice that hate and white supremacy are not Aggie values," said Adam Key, a graduate student at Texas A&M.
"I find it disgusting because minorities are what make this country great and diversity is what makes this country great. It's one of our core values," added Texas A&M student Justus Buford.
David McWhirter serves on the university faculty and finds Spencer's rhetoric espousing racial purity dangerous and repulsive.
"We've got a real problem going forward over the next few years and I think we are going to have to stand up to these people all the time," said McWhirter.
Many at the protest came from Houston, among them attorney Robert Fickman who delivered Spencer a forceful message.
"Fascism has no place in America!" said Fickman.
Inside the auditorium Spencer responded to multiple hecklers calling one a "gutter punk" and telling another she "needed to lose weight."
No violence was reported.
The Texas A&M visit reaped Spencer plenty of exposure. The founder of the Alt-Right sat down for interviews with at least four national networks.