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White supremacist ad at Nevada college removed after rule violation

Posted at 11:54 AM, Sep 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-20 11:54:42-04

LAS VEGAS (KSNV/CNN) - A white supremacist advertisement was posted near a book drop on the University of Nevada-Las Vegas campus on Tuesday for two hours before it was removed.

The white supremacist group, Identity Evropa, is focused on "the preservation of 'white American culture,'" according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

The advertisement asked students to visit Evropa's website, which features slogans such as "We are the future." The website also has education sections on race, white identity and racial bias.

UNLY removed the advertisement two hours after it was posted because it violated a campus rule.

"They're doing it in a way that, they're trying to be hip and cool, give people a chance to gather and not really understand what they're gathering around," said Jolie Brislin, regional director for the Anti-Defamation League in Nevada.

Brislin said they have seen Evropa move onto college campuses across the U.S., rebranding white supremacy in a way that might appeal to college-aged individuals.

"The slogan from Charlottesville actually came from this group," Brislin said.

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