Craig Cobb

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Man Who Wants All-White Town Now Refusing Food

Cobb says he's seeking 'spiritual enlightenment'

(Newser) - Another bizarre twist in the Craig Cobb case: The white supremacist arrested for terrorizing the tiny North Dakota town he wants to turn into an all-white enclave has refused food in jail for the fourth day in row—a move he says is not a hunger strike but "mahasamadhi,... More »

Man Who Wants All-White Town Victim of ... Racism?

After Craig Leith finds out he's part-black, his house is graffitied

(Newser) - Could white supremacist Craig Cobb have finally gotten a taste of his own medicine? As previously reported, Cobb found himself in jail after setting off on a gun-toting neighborhood patrol of Leith, ND, over the weekend, and the Los Angeles Times reports there is "more to the story."... More »

Man Who Wants All-White Town Behind Bars

Craig Cobb charged with terrorizing residents of Leith, North Dakota

(Newser) - It was hard not to laugh earlier this month when a DNA test revealed that a white supremacist who wants to take over a North Dakota town was 14% black . Less funny: Craig Cobb and a minion got charged this weekend with walking around Leith and menacing residents with guns,... More »

DNA Test Stuns Man Who Wants All-White Town

Craig Cobb is 14% sub-Saharan African, test reveals

(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... More »

ND Town Fights Whites-Only Plan With ... Building Codes

Leith fights Craig Cobb's plans

(Newser) - It's pretty darn crafty: The tiny town of Leith, ND, doesn't want a white supremacist and his friends to take over, so it's using building codes and ordinances in the quest to stop him. The city council last night OKed a moratorium on any new building until... More »

Protesters Fight Whites-Only Plan for N. Dakota Town

As white supremacist says demonstrators 'literally not human to me'

(Newser) - With white supremacists planning a town takeover , hundreds of people headed to Leith, North Dakota, yesterday—even taking buses to get there—to protest. They stood outside a meeting hosted by Jeff Schoep, head of the white supremacist National Socialist Movement, chanting, "No hate in our state!" the... More »

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