NPR News: Judge Rules That Cherokee Freedmen Have Right To Tribal Citizenship

Judge Rules That Cherokee Freedmen Have Right To Tribal Citizenship
A federal judge has ruled in favor of descendants of enslaved people owned by members of the tribe in the 19th century. The tribe’s attorney general says he does not intend to appeal the decision.

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NPR News: In Houston, Floods Push Impoverished Residents Into Crisis

In Houston, Floods Push Impoverished Residents Into Crisis
Poor neighborhoods on the northeast side were hit hard by the storm. But residents say they received little help evacuating, and now they are struggling to get basics: food, water and information.

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