Fighting to Grow: Black farmers continue to battle systemic discrimination

Hello all, The following article is a must-read and can be found, along with much more great material, at the Southern Poverty Law Center’s website ( If you aren’t familiar with the center’s work, please visit the site. Written by Dwayne Fatherree February 18, 2022 By any definition, Kendall Rae Johnson is an exceptional child. Continue reading “Fighting to Grow: Black farmers continue to battle systemic discrimination”

(NPR published this story on Friday, June 11, 2021) U.S. Farmers Of Color Were About To Get Loan Forgiveness. Now The Program Is On Hold June 11, 20212:17 PM ET JOE HERNANDEZTwitter A new federal program created by the Biden administration to reverse years of economic discrimination against U.S. farmers of color has ground toContinue reading

In Case You Missed It…

This story aired February 2, 2021 on and was reported by Leoneda Inge (click on title to listen to the story). New generation is helping to revive Black-owned farms For generations, Black-owned farms have struggled, and they’ve all but disappeared in many parts of the country. Julius Tillery, a fifth-generation cotton farmer, is trying toContinue reading “In Case You Missed It…”