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USDA Unapproved: The Struggle of the Independent Black Farmer

USDA Unapproved: The Struggle of the Independent Black Farmer | U.S. Department of Agriculture  (EXPOSED) | Scoop.it
On Thursday, September 5, 2013 a small collective of independent Black farmers from all over the southern region protested in front of the CNN hoping to get the media giant’s attention in helping t...
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OpEdNews Article: Vilsack's USDA: Still Victimizing the Victim

OpEdNews Article: Vilsack's USDA: Still Victimizing the Victim | U.S. Department of Agriculture  (EXPOSED) | Scoop.it
Advocacy groups contend that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's workplace remains toxic and that any effort taken by Secretary Thomas Vilsack has been largely ineffective -- because USDA fails to hold public officials accountable for breaking...
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Agriculture Department Racial Discrimination Cases - C-SPAN Video Library

Agriculture Department Racial Discrimination Cases - C-SPAN Video Library | U.S. Department of Agriculture  (EXPOSED) | Scoop.it
John Boyd talked about Senate action on the settlement of long-standing racial discrimination claims by African-American farmers against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Mr.
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OpEdNews Article: Article: Whistleblower Summit Success: Groups Demand Investigations of USDA & EEOC for Cooking the Books on Discrimination Claims

Whistleblower and Civil Rights Groups convene a historic summit on Capitol Hill.
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GAO Report Finds FSIS Small Plant Inspections Inconsistent

GAO Report Finds FSIS Small Plant Inspections Inconsistent | U.S. Department of Agriculture  (EXPOSED) | Scoop.it
A report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has found that the USDA's FSIS inspections of small plants are inconsistent. A small plant is defined as one that has 25 or fewer employees. F...
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GAO REPORT AGAIN FINDS “SIGNIFICANT DEFICIENCIES” IN CIVIL RIGHTS AT USDA

GAO REPORT AGAIN FINDS “SIGNIFICANT DEFICIENCIES” IN CIVIL RIGHTS AT USDA | U.S. Department of Agriculture  (EXPOSED) | Scoop.it
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- USDA CIVIL RIGHTS

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                        S. HRG 106-1012                            USDA CIVIL RIGHTS =========================================================
                                HEARING before the COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NUTRITION, AND FORESTRY  UNITED STATES SENATE ONE HUNDRED SEVENTH CONGRESS                            SECOND SESSION  __________  SEPTEMBER 12, 2000

 

 

" In recent years, there has been an increasing number of class action lawsuits and administrative complaints against USDA alleging discrimination. These lawsuits and complaints are of two types: program complaints and employment discrimination complaints. The program complaints are those involving members of the public who are the participants in USDA programs. The second type involve employees of the department who believe they have been victims of some type of discrimination. "

STATEMENT OF HON. RICHARD LUGAR, A U.S. SENATOR FROM INDIANA

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Department of Agriculture Discrimination - C-SPAN Video Library

Department of Agriculture Discrimination - C-SPAN Video Library | U.S. Department of Agriculture  (EXPOSED) | Scoop.it
Participants from several minority organizations briefed reporters on discrimination within the Department of Agriculture and its impact on employees and services.
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USDA Employees Guilty of Discrimination Should Be Disciplined, Plaintiffs’ Attorney Says | CNS News

USDA Employees Guilty of Discrimination Should Be Disciplined, Plaintiffs’ Attorney Says | CNS News | U.S. Department of Agriculture  (EXPOSED) | Scoop.it
 
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Vilsack Not Focused On Firing Workers Who Discriminated Against African-American Farmers | CNS News

Vilsack Not Focused On Firing Workers Who Discriminated Against African-American Farmers | CNS News | U.S. Department of Agriculture  (EXPOSED) | Scoop.it
CNSNews.com was launched on June 16, 1998 as a news source for individuals, news organizations and broadcasters who put a higher premium on balance than spin and seek news that’s ignored or under-reported as a result of media bias by omission.
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Audit: USDA lags on discrimination complaints - USATODAY.com

The Agriculture Department has issued misleading and inaccurate reports about discrimination complaints and still can't say how many minority applicants are getting federal farm assistance, according to a federal audit.
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U.S. Department of Agriculture: Recommendations and Options Available to the New Administration and Congress to Address Long-Standing Civil Rights Issues

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Recommendations and Options Available to the New Administration and Congress to Address Long-Standing Civil Rights Issues | U.S. Department of Agriculture  (EXPOSED) | Scoop.it
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Black farmers' lawsuit: Justice delayed is justice denied » In the U.S. » Workers World

Black farmers' lawsuit: Justice delayed is justice denied » In the U.S. » Workers World | U.S. Department of Agriculture  (EXPOSED) | Scoop.it
African-American farmers won a landmark lawsuit in 1999 against the U.S. Department of Agriculture for racist discrimination in Pigford v. Glickman. In 20
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U.S. Department of Agriculture: Management of Civil Rights Efforts Continues to Be Deficient Despite Years of Attention

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Management of Civil Rights Efforts Continues to Be Deficient Despite Years of Attention | U.S. Department of Agriculture  (EXPOSED) | Scoop.it
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The real story of racism at the USDA

The real story of racism at the USDA | U.S. Department of Agriculture  (EXPOSED) | Scoop.it
Right now, if you do a web search of the words "racism" and "USDA," the majority of links will steer you to coverage of this week's Shirley Sherrod affair, in which the African-American U.S.
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