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TS Radio Network: The USDA Hour 8/29

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Our guests this evening will be reviewing the state of affairs for black farmers at the hands of the USDA.  Our guests bring a wealth of knowledge and an in depth perspective on this issue.  With no support whatsoever from the NAACP, or even (BIG) Blacks in Government, the farmers continue to experience discrimination within the USDA.  In fact, NAACP has in particular turned their backs on the black farmers and will not even acknowledge the issues they face in the USDA. 

1. Nate Rosenberg, nate.rosenberg@gmail.com

Nathan Rosenberg is a visiting scholar at the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic and an adjunct professor at the University of Iowa College of Law. Based in Iowa City, his work focuses on inequality and the environment. Prior to moving to Iowa, he was a visiting assistant professor at the University of Arkansas School of Law. Nathan has also taught at New York University and worked as a consulting attorney for Earthjustice, a legal fellow for the Natural Resources Defense Council, and as director of the Delta Directions Consortium.

Nathan is admitted to practice law in Iowa and New Hampshire.

You can follow him on Twitter @rosenblawg.

2. Bryce Stucki, b.wilson.stucki@gmail.com

Bryce Wilson Stucki is a writer based in Washington, D.C. He has published essays in the Journal of Food Law and Policy, The American Prospect, and The Nation.

Please read this article:

How USDA distorted data to conceal decades of discrimination against black farmers

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