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Student Corner: Agricultural Land Loss in the Southeast: Overview of Heirs’ Property and Strategies to Reverse the Trend

December 3, 2014

In the early 1900s, an estimated 15 million acres of agricultural land in the U.S. was owned by African Americans. Just a fraction of that land – about 1.5 million acres – is still black-owned and used for agriculture today. Each year, about 30,000 more acres are lost, driven primarily by a lack of … Read more