Resource: Compensation for Black Farmers

By: Nancy Scola

February 19, 2010


After decades of discrimination, litigation, and negotiating, it looks today like an agreement has been reached on compensation to black farmers. This is one of those times that government works that Paul Waldman wisely counsels us to celebrate. So, a few words of praise for the real progress made by President Obama's negotiation of the Pigford agreement.

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Case Studies

Institution: American Prospect

Citation: American Prospect (Feb. 19, 2010)

Related Cases:

Pigford v. Glickman