Posts Tagged ‘Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South’

If you are as geeked out on history as I am, then you already know about the History News Networks Top 100 Young Historians feature, edited by Bonnie Goodman. I am proud to be part of this growing list of terrific historians and I thank Bonnie and whoever nominated me for making it possible!

See the article here, sporting a super-old photo!


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This article was written by D.G. Martin, host of UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch and Who’s Talking on 1360 WCHL Radio. It appeared in the Thomasville Times on May 4, 2010.


Are you trying to make sense out of the latest news from the Lumbee Tribe?

According to news reports, the Lumbee Tribal Council has approved a contract with a Nevada-based lobbying firm that will attempt to persuade Congress to grant the tribe full recognition without any restrictions on gambling ventures.

A bill granting recognition but restricting gambling has passed the House of Representatives and has been waiting on action by the Senate.

The shocker in the new contract with Lewin International is a provision that would require the (more…)

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I am very grateful that “Who’s Talking with DG Martin” on WCHL 1030 AM Radio is playing an interview on LUMBEE INDIANS IN THE JIM CROW SOUTH Wednesday 4/28 at 6 pm and 10 pm. Topics covered include Lumbee Recognition, race, and much more! Get the download after the show at http://www.1360wchl.com/listenwide.html?showname=dgpodcast

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