Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Black Farmers Awarded $1.2 billion from federal lawsuit settlement



It's about time! We are happy for them and we salute Shirley Sherrod for her work on behalf of the black farmers for many years. Black farmers in the south will finally begin receiving payments this week as a result of a $1.2 billion settlement in their discrimination case against federal agriculture officials. About 18,000 farmers in total are expected to receive checks over the next few days.

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Black Farmers Awarded $1.2 billion from federal lawsuit settlement | AT2W

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