DNA Test Stuns Man Who Wants All-White Town
Craig Cobb is 14% sub-Saharan African, test reveals
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Nov 12, 2013 12:41 AM CST
Updated Nov 12, 2013 7:04 AM CST
Craig Cobb sits on a picnic bench in Leith, ND, where he has purchased about a dozen lots and invited fellow white supremacists to move there.   (AP Photo/Kevin Cederstrom)

(Newser) – A neo-Nazi who wants to found an all-white enclave in North Dakota has been shown evidence of racial diversity where he least expected it: in his own DNA. Craig Cobb agreed to the test as part of the Trisha Goddard Show's "Race in America" series, but he rejected the result as "short science" and "statistical noise" when it revealed he is 14% sub-Saharan African and 86% European, the Daily Mail reports. "Sweetheart, you have a little black in you," the show's British host told Cobb, who recoiled when she attempted to fist-bump him.

Cobb—whose white supremacist plans for Leith, ND, have met with protests and attempts to thwart him with building codes—says that even if a test he respects proves that he's not white enough for his own standards, he will "continue on either way," and consider himself a "border guard for the purebreds." Bobby Harper, a black man who lives in the tiny North Dakota town, says he finds the test results hilarious. "I knew there was one other black person in town," he tells the Bismarck Tribune. "Is he going to want to kick his own self out of town and discriminate against himself?" (Click for more on how townspeople are fighting back against Cobb.)

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Nov 13, 2013 11:33 PM CST
The test results were obviously lied about for propaganda purposes. There was also some assistant working for the show who Cobb said was perfectly white and the type of person who he would like to have in his community... the supposed tests they did on her made her 15% black as well. Pure Bovine Excrement, and Anti-White Propaganda. They are laughing at those of you who just believed what they said without question.
Nov 13, 2013 1:51 PM CST
I would like to know why we are called White? No one is white but an albino. I instantly knew he had black (another ? for a later date) by looking at his facial feacture's. Now what is he going to do?
Nov 12, 2013 10:52 PM CST
I wonder if it was true or T.V. sensationalism. He should have his own independent test.