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Black Farmer Lobbyist Wants Piece of Indian Deal

posted on July 3, 2014 at 9:24 AM

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The president of the National Black Farmers Association says he's being stiffed by the attorneys behind a $3.4 billion government settlement with Native American landowners who asked him to lobby Congress to fund the... Full Story

Black Farmers File Claims in USDA Settlement

posted on March 30, 2012 at 1:59 PM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - When Roy James needed money to buy equipment and dig an irrigation well for his father's Mississippi farm, he applied for a loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture - but was turned down.     ... Full Story

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