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    Tulsa, Oklahom (AP)

    Actor Danny Glover warned Sept. 26, that other American Indian tribes will follow the example of the Cherokee Nation if it succeeds in blocking tribal citizenship for freedmen descendants.

    Speaking at a forum hosted by members of the Congressional Black Caucus, Glover called on the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma to allow freedmen descendants into the tribe with full citizenship rights, the Tulsa World reported from its Washington bureau.

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