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Black Farmers Follow Up on USDA Grievances

Ten years ago, black farmers began demonstrating in Washington, charging discrimination by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That led to a class-action lawsuit and a settlement worth millions of dollars. But on Wednesday, demonstrators are coming to Washington to say too many people were left out, and Congress needs to help.

This month, a study by the Government Accountability Office noted problems, but the USDA shows no inclination to revisit the claim.

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