From the Rapid City Journal Two angry protesters were hauled out and others walked out of the Leith City Hall, where hundreds more gathered outside the old wooden building in a stand against a white supremacist commander holding a meeting inside. The atmosphere was tense and confrontational in Leith on Sunday afternoon, when some 350 […]
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From WDAZ The people of Leith, North Dakota are hoping for a peaceful night after hundreds arrived today to protest the arrival of white supremacists in the tiny western north Dakota town. The big surprise today? A sea of law enforcement officers who locked down the town and stood between those yelling at each other. […]
From KFGO A tense situation as hundreds packed the tiny town of Leith, North Dakota Sunday to protest the visit of the national leader of a neo-Nazi group. Jeff Schoep, Commander of the National Socialist movement held a town hall meeting to support Craig Cobb. Cobb started buying up property in Leith in hopes of […]
From the Huffington Post Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in the tiny North Dakota town of Leith on Sunday to protest plans by an American Nazi group to move in and take over the local government. The loud but peaceful demonstrators, many of them Native Americans from nearby reservations, were on hand for a visit […]
From the Duluth News Tribune More than 300 protesters marched up this small town’s gravel road Sunday, chanting and carrying signs to rally against a visit by a leader of a white nationalist group and efforts to turn the town of 16 into an all-white enclave. As they walked, more than 20 white nationalist-related […]
From the Star Tribune LEITH, N.D. — Members of a white supremacist group plan to visit the small North Dakota town of Leith in support of a man who’s been buying up property there in hopes of developing a white enclave. The National Socialist Movement planned a town hall meeting Sunday afternoon. Leader Jeff Schoep […]
From the International Business Times Leith, N.D., with a population of only 16, has been in sharp decline for years. While the economy of much of North Dakota has grown because of the recent oil boom, Leith has not experienced the same positive effects as the rest of the state. So why is one man […]
From UPI Members of one of the nation’s largest white supremacist organizations, the National Socialist Movement, will descend upon the 24-person town of Leith, N.D., this Sunday in support of one man’s efforts to turn it into an all-white hub for neo-Nazis. Paul Craig Cobb, 61, starting buying up property in the Grant County town […]
From the Grand Forks Herald LEITH, N.D. — Grant County Sheriff Steve Bay said he’s not sure what to expect Sunday when Jeff Schoep, the leader of a national white supremacist group, drives into town. But Bay says he is ready for upwards of 300 to 400 people in Leith, the town of 24 residents […]
From the San Francisco Chronicle LEITH, N.D. (AP) — Hundreds of people from three states converged Sunday on the tiny southwestern North Dakota town of Leith to support the community of 16 people as the leader of a white supremacist group paid a visit. The event drew a heavy law enforcement presence that included a dozen […]
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