Black farmer lawsuit certified

Muhammad, Simon Booker
October 1998
New York Amsterdam News;10/29/98, Vol. 89 Issue 44, p16
Reports that a racial discrimination lawsuit filed by Afro-American farmers against the United States Agriculture Department in 1997 has been officially designated as a class action lawsuit by US District Court Judge Paul Friedman. Classification of Afro-American farmers qualifying for the class action; Proposed legislation to ensure that the farmers will be justly compensated.


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