Special Focus on Pigford v. Glickman

Federal Court Agrees: “USDA Landscape Resistant to Change for Many Seasons”

By Greg Moses

More than 11,000 black farmers have been awarded cash payments of $50,000 each for damages due to discrimination by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

In his 65-page opinion ordering the payments, federal judge Paul L. Friedman acknowledged that USDA had been shameful in its discrimination against black farmers.

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