USDA lawsuit

Clip: Season 6 Episode 2 | 12m 58s

Nestled inside of the Biden Administration’s American Rescue Plan was a promise of debt relief for socially disadvantaged farmers — including up to 120% forgiveness to BIPOC farmers who had USDA-approved loans. The USDA is now facing a class action lawsuit and in July of 2021, seven white farmers from Minnesota and North Dakota joined. (Illustrations by Elizabeth Anderson.)

Aired: 02/08/22

Rating: NR

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