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An Illinois Bill Aims to Counteract a Decades-Long Trend: The Decline of the Black Farmer

This story was originally published by Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting. The pictures stunned Demarkius Medley.  Included in a letter denying financial support from an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, they showed his four-acre farm plot in Galesburg, Illinois. But he hadn’t been there when they’d been taken. The USDA agent had visited […]