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Black Farmers in Alabama May Head Back to Court

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Black Farmers in Alabama May Head Back to Court

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Black Farmers in Alabama May Head Back to Court

Black Farmers in Alabama May Head Back to Court

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Black farmers in Alabama may get another chance to plead their case against the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Five years ago, the USDA settled a discrimination lawsuit to the tune of more than $2 billion — but farmers are still awaiting compensation. Now it has emerged that one of the defending lawyers wasn't a licensed attorney. Black farmer plaintiffs are seeking to re-open the case.