If you want to know what Black farmers are thinking and how they feel about issues like discrimination by USDA, unfair lending practices and how this has impacted their families, your most credible source is a working Black farmer. Period. Paragraph. End of Sentence. In the 12-minute video below, you can watch and listen to this group of Black farmers and learn more about their fight for equal treatment and justice by the United States government. A Name and a Face (In Support of the Black Farmer)
Black farmers and their families have endured a different kind of suffering than other farmers.
It’s not that people don’t care about the plight of Black farmers. They can’t make a connection. How many of us know a full-time Black farmer? Someone who farms for a living? Unless you personally know a Black farmer, you don’t have a link or emotional connection…until NOW!
As the creator of this website and the owner of several social media platforms, I feel it is my responsibility to use these platforms to educate the public on the plight of the American Black farmer. In order to understand their plight, we have to listen to their story. When I say “listen,” I mean listen for clarity.
These are real people who are losing their land, had it taken away and are suffering in a way that the average person probably cannot understand.
How many of us know a full-time Black farmer? Someone who farms for a living. Unless you personally know a Black farmer, you don’t have a clue to their suffering…until NOW! You can’t say that you don’t know because the resources are within a “mouse click” away.
Watch and listen to this group of Black farmers to learn more about their fight for equal treatment and justice by the United States government.
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