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Rod Bradshaw, pictured in January 2021, says he's the last Black farmer in Hodgeman County, Kan. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talked with NPR about debt relief coming for Black farmers. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Black Farmers Have Long Faced Discrimination. New Aid Aims To Right Past Wrongs

Generations of systemic discrimination have decimated the number of Black farmers in the U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talked with NPR about new funding for debt relief.

Rod Bradshaw, pictured in January 2021, says he's the last Black farmer in Hodgeman County, Kan. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talked with NPR about debt relief coming for Black farmers. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Black Farmers Have Long Faced Discrimination. New Aid Aims To Right Past Wrongs

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