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Pete Daniel - Dispossession: Discrimination Against African American Farmers in the Age of Civil Rights

Apr 8 2013 7:00 pm
Apr 8 2013 8:00 pm
While the civil rights struggle made great strides in many sectors of American society, the movement did little to help Southern black farmers. As Daniel, a historian and author of Lost Revolutions: The South in the 1950s and other works, shows, the number of African-American farmers dropped by 93% between 1940 and 1974, forced from the land by discrimination, lack of information, and intimidation by the Department of Agriculture
ISBN-13: 9781469602011
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of North Carolina Press, 3/2013

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