In 1979, the Muscogee Creek Nation passed a constitutional amendment that stripped Black members of their tribal citizenship. On this episode of Into America, host Trymaine Lee talks to Rhonda Grayson, a founding member of the Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen Band: a group of Black people working to preserve their families connection to the Creek Nation. They discuss her family’s Native American ancestry and her fight to be legally recognized as part of the Muscogee Creek Nation.
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Into the Black Creeks Pushing for Tribal Citizenship | Into America Podcast – Ep. 82 | MSNBC