From Indian Country Today By mid-afternoon on Sunday, September 22,Last Real Indians, reported on its Facebook page, “White supremacists have raised their flag over the town of Leith, ND.” The news came as hundreds of Native Americans and others flocked to the tiny North Dakota town of Leith, population 24, to protest a group of […]
From ABC Chicago The people of Leith, North Dakota, hoped for a peaceful Sunday night after hundreds came 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 […]
From Al Jazeera America Protesters traveled to the town of Leith, North Dakota yesterday to air their grievances against white nationalists trying to turn the town of 24 into an “all-white enclave.” The demonstration group, UnityND, was formed in response to current resident Craig Cobb’s plans to change the racial makeup of the city. In an attempt to gain control of local government through […]
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 […]
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. […]
UnityUSA believes that direct action and strong opposition are needed to combat those who seek to spread injustice, hatred, and divisiveness. As citizens, it is our duty not just to bear witness, but to actively work to find solutions to the problems of racism, classism, sexism, and hate. We will strive to protect our communities and citizens with all resources available to us until our mission is achieved.