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ID:

632

Date:

2013-04-25

Headline:

U.S. Opens Spigot After Farmers Claim Discrimination

Reporter's name:

Sharon LaFraniere

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

New York Times

City:

Washington, DC

Notes:

The New York Times filed the FOIA request with the USDA and received data about over 15,000 African-Americans who filed claims and received compensation before 2009.

Keywords:

farm, agriculture, bias, loans, United States Department of Agriculture, USDA, discrimination, historical discrimination, claims, litigation

URL:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/26/us/farm-loan-bias-claims-often-unsupported-cost-us-millions.html


Agencies:

DOJ
USDA

States:

DC

Categories:

agriculture


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