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November 21st, 2010
02:46 PM ET

Black Farmers: "It's time the Govt. Paid Up"

For thousands of African-American farmers, it's a pay-out that's been a long-time in coming. Brianna Keilar shows us their long journey and Fredricka Whitfield talks with founder of the National Black Farmers Association John Boyd.

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  1. Melinda J G Hyman

    Praise God because we have people like Mr. John Boyd and his family that come from greatness of many generations. Our ancestor the progeniter Emanuel Freeman Sr & Elsie L Barlsdale my families great great grandparent's .As well as Emanuel Sr 's second wife Rebecca Johnson .Thank You Mr.John Boyd keep your strenghth up and thank your wife for all her support.America should be proud of what you believe in.Be Blessed we still have work to do to stop the kind of behavior that has been going on for centuries from generation to generation.One more step to working together for all farmers.The Freeman & Wynn family owners of 2 farms in Halifax Va.Thank You President Obama for all your support you have made change for this world on a high scale.God Bless America

    November 27, 2010 at 7:57 pm |