Monday, May 31, 2010

Why Black Farmers Are Broke

Today is the deadline for the government to pay Black farmers more than one billion to settle a class-action lawsuit that began more than a decade ago. For decades, the U.S. Department of Agriculture denied or delayed small loans to Black farmers. The USDA even admits it is guilty.

Read the rest at The Loop.

2 comments:

rikyrah said...

thanks for keeping this story up front and center

The Angry Independent said...

Very useful information as usual.