© 2022 | WUWF Public Media
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514
850 474-2787
NPR for Florida's Great Northwest
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Black Farmers in Alabama May Head Back to Court

Black farmers in Alabama may get another chance to plead their case against the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Five years ago, the USDA settled a discrimination lawsuit to the tune of more than $2 billion -- but farmers are still awaiting compensation. Now it has emerged that one of the defending lawyers wasn't a licensed attorney. Black farmer plaintiffs are seeking to re-open the case.

Copyright 2005 NPR