Havre Daily News - News you can use

Obama signs law for Indian tribes black farmers

 


President Barack Obama pauses to speak with with Rep. George Butterfield, D-N.C., after signing the Claims Resolution Act of 2010 which settles long-standing lawsuits by African American farmers and Native Americans against the federal government, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, part of the White House complex, in Washington, Wednesday. The act also authorizes $1.15 billion for black farmers who say they were discriminated against by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

WASHINGTON (AP) — American Indians and black farmers will be paid $4.6 billion...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.

 

Reader Comments(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021

Rendered 10/22/2021 20:27