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Former Classmates Of This White Supremacist Get An 'A' For Spite

Classmates of white nationalist Richard Spencer responded to his rhetoric in a great way: donating to refugees.

By Jake Jones | November 28, 2016

Remember this guy? 

"Hail Trump. Hail our people. Hail victory," white nationalist Richard Spencer said, eliciting cheers and what looked like Nazi salutes.

After a video of the moment went viral, Spencer's former classmates responded in the best way possible: raising money for a local refugee relocation effort.

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Spencer is the chair of the National Policy Institute, which promotes white supremacy, and a leading voice in the so-called "alt-right" movement.

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The St. Mark's School of Texas class of 1997 started a Crowdrise fundraising page denouncing Spencer. All proceeds will go to the International Rescue Committee's office in Dallas, where the school is located. 

The rescue committee is a global humanitarian charity focused on helping refugees. Its Dallas office works to integrate refugees into the community. The Crowdrise page describes refugees as "a source of American strength and pride."

While the school isn't officially associated with the fundraiser, the headmaster did release a statement distancing the school from Spencer. 

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The campaign raised more than double its original goal of $20,000 after the first weekend of donations. 

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