Pigford Settlement

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

Presidential candidate and Tea Party favorite Rep. Michele Bachmann is once again stirring up  controversy for comments she made against Black farmers. Bachmann told reporters on Monday that Pigford v. Glickman, a class action settlement that awarded billions to Black farmers who were discriminated against, is rife with fraud and should be diverted to flood […]