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  • Need to Know

Need To Know | "Wait, what?" Racial discrimination at the USDA. | PBS

Duration: 02:38
Program: Need to Know #113
Broadcast Date: Jul. 30, 2010

During the brouhaha over Shirley Sherrod's resignation from the USDA, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack mentioned that "tens of thousands" of claims of racial discrimination have been filed against the USDA. NEED TO KNOW's Alison Stewart examines the history of racial discrimination at the department, including the decline of black-owned farms in America.



Post Date: July 31, 2010