Alex Kellogg http://kanw.com en The Changing Face Of Seeing Race http://kanw.com/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 3505 at http://kanw.com The Changing Face Of Seeing Race Cherokee Nation Faces Scrutiny For Expelling Blacks http://kanw.com/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 2424 at http://kanw.com Cherokee Nation Faces Scrutiny For Expelling Blacks Racial Gap In Homeownership Widens In U.S. Slump http://kanw.com/post/racial-gap-homeownership-widens-us-slump When Clyde Jackson's wife took a $6 hourly pay cut several years ago, it was the beginning of his rapid descent from two-time homeowner to renter in an apartment complex in the working-class Washington, D.C., suburb of Greenbelt, Md.<p>Jackson, 51, is an African-American father of three who works for a local government sanitation agency. In December, he lost a three-bedroom brick home to foreclosure. He purchased the house for $245,000 in 2004.<p>He has separated from his wife and now lives in a two-bedroom apartment. Tue, 23 Aug 2011 15:05:00 +0000 Alex Kellogg 1365 at http://kanw.com Racial Gap In Homeownership Widens In U.S. Slump