Black farmers call for emergency action to save their farms

March 1998
Jet;03/16/98, Vol. 93 Issue 16, p48
Reports on the efforts of black farmers in the United States to get emergency relief from the government. The claims of John Boyd, president of the National Black Farmers Association, that the government has been lax in issuing any aid.


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