The federal government hasn't kept its $5 billion American Rescue Plan promise, the suit says.

The legal challenge to historic aid for Black farmers ignores the previously established history of discrimination by the USDA and related agencies.

6-year-old Kendall Rae Johnson has been in love with gardening all her life. Now, the Georgia native is the state's youngest certified farmer.

Nikki Fried believes DeSantis' new medical marijuana licensing rule will increase the application fees for protected black farmers by more than double the cost.

The case exemplifies a microcosm of the reparations argument and how those in opposition often claim false equivalences, contributing to the systemic racism that Black people routinely face.

It remains unclear how much money will go to Black farmers.

Five white farmers sued USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack in his official capacity, alleging reverse discrimination for granting federal aid to Black farmers, in particular.

Not waiting for the Biden administration to defend the case or find another remedy, the group filed a motion to intervene. According to a statement released Tuesday afternoon, the group sees Section 1005 of the American Rescue Plan as a viable step toward addressing “ decades of well-documented discrimination at the hands of the USDA.”

Many Black farmers remain skeptical of Tom Vilsack’s return as USDA secretary but applaud new targeted measures to address their long-ignored concerns.

Here's a list of activism and advocacy groups that are doing the work.

Despite pretending to care about "real Americans," conservatives are actually giving a lot of us the finger with these antics. 

Former USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack's controversial firing of Shirley Sherrod in 2010 should preclude him from leading the agriculture agency under Joe Biden's administration, civil rights leaders and advocates say.