TITLE

$1.25 billion settlement for second black farmers' lawsuit

AUTHOR(S)
Benentt, David
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;3/4/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the 1.25 billion U.S. dollars agreement between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and various African American farmers. It states that the agreement serves as a settlement for the lawsuit filed by the black farmers against the agency for its alleged discriminatory loan-lending practices. It is noted that the Congress is ready to provide the needed funds for the settlement.
ACCESSION #
48607549

 

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