'It's not fair, not right': how America treats its black farmers | Curio

'It's not fair, not right': how America treats its black farmers

28 mins | Nov 5, 2018

Meet the Provosts, a family of sugar cane farmers who suffered decades of discrimination. "The family's story is decades-long and mind-bending, accompanied by stacks of police reports, loan documents, foreclosure notices and legal petitions. The Provosts assert that white sugarcane farmers have been consistently offered more favourable loans and contracts by lenders and other agricultural entities than their black counterparts." Debbie Weingarten tells their story in the Guardian.

publisher logo

From The Guardian