• Senate Refuses To Approve Black Farmers Settlement

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    The U.S. Senate failed Thursday to approve nearly $5 billion for a settlement between the Agriculture Department and minority farmers reached more than a decade ago, prompting finger pointing by members of both parties and outrage among many black farmers.

    “We are very, very, very disappointed that we are just caught up in such a larger political fight in the Senate, where it’s just partisan division,” said John Boyd, founder and president of the National Black Farmers Association.

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