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Pigford Settlement

Trymaine Lee

Obama On $1.2 Billion Black Farmers Settlment: 'Brings Us Closer To The Ideals Of Freedom and Equality'

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 12.28.2011 | Black Voices

President Barack Obama called a judge's approval of a $1.2 billion government settlement with black farmers who for decades had been denied loans and ...

Bachmann and the Black Farmers

Andrew Gunther | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics
Andrew Gunther

Michele Bachmann's allegations of mass fraud in the Pigford cases are nothing less than an insult to the thousands of individuals and families who were directly and indirectly affected by racial discrimination at the USDA over the years.

USDA Continues to Lie About Pigford Fraud Despite Lawyer Statements

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

The fraud of Pigford is real. It's tens of millions of dollars, at least. The USDA knows about it. They aren't telling the truth and unfortunately, if we're going to get to the truth it's going to have to come from Republican-led hearings.