Starting Date: 04-26-2006
Starting Time: 10:00am
12th & Independence
(Jamie Whitten Building)
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
866-881-4639This is a call for solidarity from the National Black Farmers Association and the Black Farmers & Agriculturalists Association.
Black farmers from around the country will rally and march in protest of the discriminatory treatment by the United States Department of Agriculture.
Black Farm Leaders Demand:
*A moratorium on foreclosure of black farmers by the USDA
*Reconsideration by the Department of Justice and the USDA of thousands of black farmer cases managed by
unlicensed attorney Margaret O'Shea.
*Congressional legislation to compensate black farmers for losses due to discrimination
This rally will include speakers from Black Farmers Organizations as well as Civil Rights Organizations
10:00 -- Gather
10:30 -- Rally
At 12:00 noon we will march to the U. S. Senate
Between 4:00-6:00 p.m. we will meet with leaders of the U.S. House and U.S. Senate.
Geographical Scope: National