The slow process for justice is nearing the end for the Black Creeks as they will be in court APRIL 4th. Read JIM CROW REARS IT's UGLY HEAD for some background. Over 154 years of INJUSTICE is a lot to bear and the Creek Tribe, a former ally of the Confederate States and slave owners themselves, must be held to answer.
THE BLACK WALL STREET TIMES has the story, here's an excerpt
Plaintiffs Rhonda Grayson and Jeff Kennedy are represented by Greenwood District attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons. They’re suing the Muscogee Nation Citizenship Board for denying them citizenship based on being designated “Freedmen,” the descendants of Black people who were once enslaved by the tribe.
Black Creeks argue that the tribe should respect the 1866 Treaty with the U.S. government. It declared Black Creeks and their descendants perpetual citizens of the tribe with full rights.
Meanwhile, the Muscogee Nation Attorney General represents the Citizenship Board. They argue that the tribe should instead respect the tribal constitution, which was revised in 1979 to exclude anyone who isn’t Creek “by-blood”.
Treaty rights aren't a one-way street. RESPECT the TREATIES should mean respect ALL THE TREATIES.
READ THE ARTICLE and wish our Creek Freedmen friends good luck in this court battle
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