TITLE

Black farmers sue USDA charging bias

PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
Jet;09/15/97, Vol. 92 Issue 17, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that a group of black farmers have filed a lawsuit seeking damages from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Grounds for the suit, involving loan applications; Failure by the USDA to investigate discrimination complaints; Possibility of class-action status; Percentage of US farmers that are black.
ACCESSION #
9709141981

 

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