What About Black Farmers?

The Root details how while black farmers still await Senate approval for funding related to their $1.25 billion dollar settlement with the USDA, white farmers in Arkansas have been offered $1.5 billion for “disaster-relief aid” in an apparent case of “political expediency” to help secure votes for Arkansas Democratic Sen. Blanche L. Lincoln.

Full Article: “$1.5 Billion for Wealthy Arkansas Farmers; Nothing for Black Farmers”

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“Native Americans involved in the land trust lawsuit will get access to a $3.4 billion fund. Black farmers who are a part of a class-action lawsuit against the USDA will receive a $1.15 billion settlement.”

Full Article: Senate approves $4.5B payment to Native Americans, black farmers

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