On April 14, 1935, The "Black Sunday Storm," one of the worst dust storms in U.S. history, caused immense economic and agricultural damage
"Knowing that our brothers and sisters who are farmworkers are not being treated fairly - their working conditions are abhorrent, we're standing with them today."
The legislature approved a landmark bill to pay $4.6 billion in compensation to African American farmers and Native Americans.
You'd think that a program linking local farmers producing fresh, minimally processed foods with local schools would be a no-brainer.
WASHINGTON - Senators Kay Hagen and Blanche Lincoln unveiled their bill at a Capitol Hill rally following a march by Black farmers demanding compensation for decades of discrimination.
OAKLAND, Calif. - With a City Council vote July 27, Oakland became the first U.S. city to authorize industrial-scale production of medical marijuana.
There are enough votes in the Senate to lift the travel ban that now bars U.S. citizens from traveling to Cuba, key Republican and Democratic senators say.
Congress is about to vote on a bill that would end the Cuba travel ban and create an estimated 6,000 jobs in the U.S.
Willie Adams, a Black farmer in Greene County, Ga., hailed President Obama's $1.25 billion proposed settlement of a lawsuit by Black farmers demanding compensation for 80 years of racist discrimination in federal farm loan programs.
Why would a state like this, which hasn't had a Republican senator in 24 years, even conside replacing a liberal populist with a right-wing Republican?