- Associated Press - Saturday, November 26, 2016

DALLAS (AP) - Alumni of a private boys’ school in Dallas have set up an online fundraising campaign for a nonprofit that helps refugees and asylum-seekers, in repudiation of the ideas espoused by their “alt-right” leader classmate.

The Dallas Morning News reports (https://bit.ly/2fzgta5) that members of the St. Mark’s School of Texas Class of 1997 hope to raise $25,000 for the International Rescue Committee in the name of their “white supremacist” classmate Richard Spencer.

A speech Spencer gave last weekend in Washington, D.C., at an alt-right conference drew Nazi-style salutes from people in the audience.

Last December, the state of Texas tried to bar the International Rescue Committee from resettling Syrian refugees in Texas. But in June, a U.S. District Court judge ruled that Texas had no legal standing to bring a suit.

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