USDA vows to address “historical discrimination” as Black farmers accuse agency of racism – Medill News Service

USDA vows to address “historical discrimination” as Black farmers accuse agency of racism – Medill News Service

WASHINGTON — The Department of Agriculture launched on Friday a commission aimed at addressing “historical discrimination” in agriculture, a sign the USDA is looking to overcome a decades-long history of systemic racism that Black farmers say has shrunk their numbers...
Black farmers accuse the USDA of racism. The USDA appears to agree and vows to address ‘historical discrimination.’

Black farmers accuse the USDA of racism. The USDA appears to agree and vows to address ‘historical discrimination.’

Black farmers accuse the USDA of racism. The USDA appears to agree and vows to address ‘historical discrimination.’Mark Dovich, Jeff A. Chamer and Hazel Tang  |  USA TODAYHide Caption Farmers of color fight for help, reliefBlack farmer John Wesley Boyd Jr....
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