Black Land Theft

1685 -1865

1863 Emancipation Proclamation

1793

1850

1862 USDA is Established

1865-66

1866

1867

1870-1960

1924

The Great Migration

1933
1916

6 million Black people flee rural South to the Northeast and the Midwest

1882

Tuskegee Institute reported that 3,446 Black people were lynched

1968
1945
1900
746,717 Black Farmers
1910
893,377 Black Farmers
1920
925,708 Black Farmers
882,852 Black Farmers
1930
1940
681,790 Black Farmers
World War II
 More than a million African Americans fight in the war
1950
559,980 Black Farmers
1959
272,541 Black Farmers
1964
184,004 Black Farmers
1969
87,393 Black Farmers
1934
The New Deal
1944
1955
1901 Monsanto is Established
1965 Malcolm X is assassinated
1944
Denied Black veterans their benefits after fighting in the war
1968 Martin Luther King Jr is assassinated
1963 Medgar Evers is assassinated
1920
1930
1969 Fred Hampton is assasinated
1956
1939
1970
1974
45,494 Black Farmers
37,351 Black Farmers
1978
33,250 Black Farmers
1982
22,945 Black Farmers
1987
18,861 Black Farmers
1992
18,451 Black Farmers
1997
29,090 Black Farmers
2002
30,599 Black Farmers
2007
33,371 Black Farmers
2012
35,470 Black Farmers
2017

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