This is sad that one American Indian tribe is excluding Blacks of Cherokee descent from the rolls. Here are several stories on the controversy and how Cherokees of partial African descent is challenging the decision:
Black Cherokees to Challenge the Exclusion
Cherokee Vote Revokes Citizenship of 2,800
Putting the Vote the Question "Who is Cherokee?"
Also check out Indianz.com on this development. Click here. This website has tons of news regarding the controversy and how it affect people of Black and American Indian descent.
This move is motivated by greed and racism. It stinks and it's so wrong. They are going about it in the wrong direction. David The Hater Yeagley is probably having a party over it, given his past racist views on Black Indians. This is a classic divide-and-conquer tactic by conservatives and the powers that be to divide people according to ancestry. I hope American Indians, Blacks, and Whites resist such exclusion and divisiveness.
Link of the Day: BlackIndians.com