Summary

This article looks at the landownership lost over the last century by African American farmers due to several circumstances, including government action, deception and a reign of domestic terror in the South.

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  • Title: From 15 Million acres to 1 Million: How Black People Lost their Land
  • Description: Newspaper article about African American land ownership
  • Authority: Expert
  • Subject: Land ownership history
  • Date: 2017-06-30
  • Creator: David Love, Atlanta Black Star
  • Contributor: Danyelle O'Hara
  • Format: pdf
  • Coverage: USA, Southeast
  • Data integrity check passed: Yes
  • Unique Database ID: 3700
  • Language: English
  • Methodology: Reporter created
  • Publisher: SFLR
  • Relation: U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities
  • Rights: Copyright by Atlanta Black Star
  • Source: http://atlantablackstar.com/2017/06/30/from-15-million-acres-to-1-million-how-black-people-lose-their-land
  • Type: Digital document
  • Version: 1.0.0