Welcome to Leith Full Film

Welcome to Leith chronicles the attempted takeover of a small North Dakota town by notorious white supremacist Craig Cobb. As his behavior becomes more threatening, tensions soar, and residents desperately look for ways to expel their unwanted neighbor.

Doxxed by a Neo-Nazi

In this excerpt from Welcome to Leith, Lee and Heather Cook reveal how white supremacist Craig Cobb “doxxed” them — posted their private information online — on the White Nations website.

Who Is Watching the Hate? Tracking Hate Groups Online and Beyond

In Welcome to Leith, the story of what happens when notorious white supremacist Craig Cobb tries to take over a small North Dakota community as a base for himself and his followers, may seem an unusual case. But for those who track hate groups across America it is a less shocking tale. Organizations like the Southern Poverty Law … READ MORE

Craig Cobb’s Threatening Behavior

In this excerpt from Welcome to Leith, avowed white supremacists Craig Cobb and Kynan Dutton patrol the roads of rural Leith while brandishing rifles, angrily confronting longtime residents. Deborah Henderson, Dutton’s partner, trails them, proudly recording their threatening behavior on her cellphone camera.

White Supremacy Flags

In this excerpt from Welcome to Leith, Kynan Dutton, an Iraq War veteran and self-proclaimed “proud Aryan” skinhead who moved his family to Leith, North Dakota, plants white supremacy flags in front of neo-Nazi Craig Cobb’s house, while explaining the National Socialist Movement’s anti-multicultural motivations.

Welcome to Leith Trailer

Welcome to Leith chronicles the attempted takeover of a small North Dakota town by notorious white supremacist Craig Cobb. As Cobb and his cohorts become more threatening, tensions soar and residents desperately look for ways to expel the unwanted neighbors.

Former Black Panther Jamal Joseph

Former Black Panther Jamal Joseph describes how his thirst for violence was directed toward education when he joined the Party; he also discusses the spirit of “undying love” that motivated him to take action.

Former Black Panther Ericka Huggins

Ericka Huggins, a former leader in the Black Panther, shares her admiration for the passion of the young women leading the Black Lives Matter movement, and offers advice to the young women activists of today who inspire her.

Black Panthers and Black Lives Matter Quiz

It was 50 years ago that the Black Panther Party, originally the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, was formed in Oakland, California by Bobby Seale and Huey Newton. The Black Panther Party organized armed citizens’ patrols to monitor the behavior of local police and to challenge police brutality in Oakland. As detailed in Stanley Nelson’s film The Black … READ MORE

Stanley Nelson Reveals the Real Black Panther Party

Filmmaker Stanley Nelson, who won an Emmy for the PBS documentary The Murder of Emmett Till, three Emmys for Freedom Riders, and made an acclaimed film about Marcus Garvey, has for years aimed his probing but fair-minded lens on civil rights history. Along the way he realized he hadn’t really seen a film that covered the full and fascinating … READ MORE

The Black Panthers Pandora Mixtape

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution aired on Independent Lens and you can plug in, turn on, and get down with our curated Pandora Mixtape. The set joins the politically charged soul music of the ’60s and 70’s with post-Panther era R&B and hip-hop that preserved the revolutionary spirit in song. This is active music … READ MORE