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Black Farmers Panel Discussion Update

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Name of Black Farmers on panel discussion include:

Michael Stovall, Lawrence County Alabama, Co-founder, Independent Black Farmers Association. He filed his first discrimination complaint against USDA in 1993. Latest complaint filed in 2016. ((256) 691-1752,

Eddie Slaughter, Marion County, GA, Co-founder of the African American Agriculturalist Association. He filed his first complaint against USDA in 1980. Latest complaint filed in 2016. His Black farmer organization is still fighting for the many Black farmers waiting for justice from the USDA. ((229) 649-2243,

Muhammad Robbalaa, Leflore County, OK, Co-founder of the African American Agriculturalist Association. He filed his first complaint against USDA in 1983. Muhammad has been a leader for justice, as others mentioned above, in their counties, state and nationally. ((918) 721-3031,

Lawrence Lucas, Founding member and former President of the USDA Coalition of Minority employees since May 1994. Now President emeritus of the coalition. Is a native of Washington, DC, and now living in Pennsauken, NJ, outside Philadelphia, PA and is still in the struggle for justice for minority farmers, especially Black farmers and USDA employees.

Lawrence Lucas, President emeritus

USDA Coalition of Minority Employees

Phone: (856) 910-2399, Email: