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Black farmers might never reap what they've sown

...come.Like thousands of other black farmers, Abrams was turned away, ignored...lawsuit brought against the USDA by black farmers who alleged discrimination in...USDA later admitted to denying black farmers loans based on race. The settlement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-12-11/black-farmers-might-never-rea
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Black farmers hope settlement stems woes

...department discriminated against black farmers by denying loans and farm programs...Solomon said, there were about 30 black farmers in Screven County. Today, there are only two full-time black farmers in the county. "We have been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/04/met_249206.shtml
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Black farmers might receive new chance at compensation

...discrimination settlement that black farmers reached with the Agriculture Department...is a class-action lawsuit by black farmers who alleged that the Agriculture...missed the deadline. Advocates for black farmers have pressed for years to waive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/31/met_137764.shtml
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Federal judge approves $1.25 billion settlement in discrimination case by black farmers

...decades-old discrimination case by black farmers, clearing the way for them to...known as Pigford II, and National Black Farmers Association President John Boyd...should provide assurance to the black farmers that each of their cases will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-10-28/federal-judge-approves-125-bi
Black farmers rally for $1.15 billion settlement

COLUMBIA --- About 200 black farmers in South Carolina gathered Friday...being brokered by the National Black Farmers Association would allow about 80,000 black farmers who missed a filing deadline to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2010-02-12/black-farmers-rally-115-billion-set
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Police evict black farmers

...descendants of one of Chatham County's most successful black farmers have been evicted from land that has been in their family...Elias Green, whose father bought the land in 1926. "Black farmers have no justice in no courts period, in no state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/26/met_254528.shtml
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Black farmers might get second try at claim

...years after the government reached an agreement with black farmers over decades of discrimination, Democrats say the deal...is the 1999 settlement of a class-action lawsuit by black farmers - mostly from the South - who alleged the Agriculture...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/22/met_133186.shtml
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Black farmers urged to accept settlement

...lawsuit against the U.S. Agriculture Department could result in a historical civil rights settlement for 7,000 black farmers across the country, the case's lead attorney said this weekend. Alexander Pires told more than 500 farmers in Albany...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/15/met_253435.shtml
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Settlement of suit should help out farmers in state

...discrimination lawsuit should benefit black farmers in South Carolina. Under the...the South searching for other black farmers who experienced discrimination...tired of it," he said. Many black farmers in South Carolina who didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/11/met_249876.shtml
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Farmers want promised money

...Simmons is one of thousands of black farmers in South Carolina, Georgia and...000 award in damages to affected black farmers and to forgive certain debts. But though 13,000 black farmers have been paid more than $650...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/03/met_430235.shtml
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