Black farmers sue USDA charging bias

September 1997
Jet;09/15/97, Vol. 92 Issue 17, p16
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.


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