Sylvia A. Harvey

Number of Black Farmers in U.S. Is Growing, Thanks in Part to the New Policies at the USDA

Cather Woods, 74, rises early to start the day before the Texas heat has a chance to wake up. She smiles as she steps onto the soil she’s nurtured for years. Inhaling the fresh air, she looks at the young pines under the rising sun, and, finally, she greets the cows excited by her arrival.

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