Civil Rights Complaint Revealed Against Texas Ag Extension Service

Top Story of Juneteenth 1999:

Seven Agents Sign Joint Complaint

By Greg Moses

(June 19, 1999) AUSTIN, TX–The Texas Civil Rights Review is posting the complete text of a civil rights complaint now pending before the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) concerning alleged discriminatory practices at the Texas Agricultural Extension Service (TAEX).

The complaint, whichh is the subject of an ongoing investigation, alleges racial discrimination in employment, promotion, salary and position at TAEX, as well as discrimination against black youth in 4-H programs, and harrassment and retaliation against black employees who raise such issues.

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