Alex Kellogg http://publicradiotulsa.org en The Changing Face Of Seeing Race http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/changing-face-seeing-race Let's go back to 1967.<p>That was the year interracial marriage made headlines. Just take the Hollywood classic <em>Guess Who's Coming to Dinner. </em>The<em> </em>film was a new kind of love story for Hollywood. The movie was about a black man who wanted to marry a white woman — a huge taboo at the time.<p>According to a 1968 Gallup Poll, just 20 percent of Americans thought it was OK for a white person to marry a black person. White Americans were far less likely to accept the idea than blacks. Fri, 14 Oct 2011 19:28:00 +0000 Alex Kellogg 1162 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Changing Face Of Seeing Race Cherokee Nation Faces Scrutiny For Expelling Blacks http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/us-government-opposes-cherokee-nations-decision Every September, the Cherokee Nation celebrates its national holiday. The holiday marks the signing of its first constitution after the Trail of Tears in 1839. The main event, a big parade, features traditional Cherokee music, colorful floats and people singing and dancing in traditional garb.<p>The holiday draws tens of thousands of people to Tahlequah, Okla., the heart of the Cherokee Nation. But this year it was marked by controversy and protests.<p>The Cherokee Nation recently decided to limit its membership to people who can prove they have Indian blood. Mon, 19 Sep 2011 19:17:00 +0000 Alex Kellogg 252 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Cherokee Nation Faces Scrutiny For Expelling Blacks