Black Farmers
  • Apr 5, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 19:06 mins

The most recent pandemic relief package Congress passed includes $5 billion to help Black farmers and other disadvantaged groups. John Boyd, Jr.–a fourth-generation farmer from Virginia and president of the National Black Farmers Association–has spent the last thirty years trying to get the US government to compensate Black farmers for decades of discrimination they’ve experienced at the hands of the US Department of Agriculture. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)