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Judge Approves Landmark $1.2 Billion Settlement for Black Farmers

Judge Approves Landmark $1.2 Billion Settlement for Black Farmers

by Jorge Rivas on October 28 2011, 2:10PM

Tens of thousands of farmers who suffered racial discrimination by the U.S. Agriculture Department in the 1980s and ’90s may start getting compensation soon.

Topics: Politics

Study: Nutritious Food Costs Thousands a Year, But Fat's a Bargain

Study: Nutritious Food Costs Thousands a Year, But Fat’s a Bargain

by Jorge Rivas on August 5 2011, 2:50PM

Study finds following USDA’s updated balanced diet guidelines would add hundreds of dollars to the average consumer’s food costs.

Topics: Health

The Future of School Lunches

The Future of School Lunches

by Asraa Mustufa on April 13 2011, 6:36PM

The first significant upgrade in nutritional standards in 15 years moves forward.

Topics: Health, Schools & Youth

Senate Finally Votes to Pay Black and Native Farmers

Senate Finally Votes to Pay Black and Native Farmers

by Jamilah King on November 23 2010, 9:02AM

It took nearly three decades, but the payout is among the largest civil rights settlements in history.

Topics: Politics

The Latest Casualty of Midterm Elections: Black Farmers

The Latest Casualty of Midterm Elections: Black Farmers

by Jamilah King on September 7 2010, 12:46PM

They’re still waiting for a $1.25 billion bias settlement while politicians play favorites with wealthier landowners.

Topics: Economy

Senate Pulls Money From Black Farmers

Senate Pulls Money From Black Farmers

by Jamilah King on July 30 2010, 2:42PM

The funds would have settled lawsuits against the USDA for racial discrimination.

Topics: Economy

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