TITLE

Virginia farmer settles bias claim against U.S. agriculture dept

PUB. DATE
May 1997
SOURCE
Jet;05/05/97, Vol. 91 Issue 24, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces that Willie L. Crute Jr. settled a bias claim against the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Why the black Virginia farmer charged the USDA with a discrimination complaint; Details of the settlement.
ACCESSION #
9705091074

 

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