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Help Ahead for Black Farmers

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Help Ahead for Black Farmers

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Help Ahead for Black Farmers

Help Ahead for Black Farmers

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A Senate-approved farm bill will give thousands of black farmers a chance to seek compensation over allegations that they were denied loans because of their race.

For more, Farai Chideya talks with John Boyd, president of the Black Farmers Association. He led efforts to include relief in the latest farm bill for up to 74,000 black farmers who faced discrimination.

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