UC Berkeley officials cancelled a speech Wednesday by controversial Breitbart personality Milo Yiannopoulos after violent protests broke out on campus. The right-wing provocateur had been invited to speak by the Berkeley College Republicans.
Violent Protests Force Cancellation of Breitbart Columnist's Speech at UC Berkeley
A lighting structure outside of the Martin Luther King Junior Student Union is knocked over and lit on fire during protests against a Milo Yiannopoulos event at UC Berkeley on February 1, 2017. (Photo: Brittany Hosea-Small/UC Berkeley)
Ana Tintocalis, education reporter, KQED
Jose Diaz, president, Berkeley College Republicans who organized the event
Mukund Rathi, UC Berkeley student & member of Berkeley Against Trump Coalition