BERKELEY, Calif. (KGO) -- Protests erupted at UC Berkeley ahead of a Milo Yiannopoulos event.
The 32-year-old Greek-born British journalist is a senior editor for the conservative news and opinion website. He's been called a spokesperson for the so-called "alt-right" movement for his extreme views on Islam, social justice, and political correctness.
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The university canceled the event shortly after protests broke out.
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Broken glass litters the ground of the Martin Luther King Student Union at U.C. Berkeley on Feb. 2, 2017. (Wayne Freedman)
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