A century-and-half after “40 acres and a mule, ” billions of debt relief promised African American farmers will have to wait longer, as U.S. judge issues nationwide preliminary injunction; White farmers say debt relief is discriminatory against them

African American farmers believe that USDA policies are discriminatory against them, while favoring White farmers. By 1910, and just two generations out of slavery, African American  farmers had amassed more than 16 million acres of land and made up about 14 percent of farmers.  Many freed African Americans believed , after being told by various … Continue reading A century-and-half after “40 acres and a mule, ” billions of debt relief promised African American farmers will have to wait longer, as U.S. judge issues nationwide preliminary injunction; White farmers say debt relief is discriminatory against them