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'I was forced out of farming': Central Georgia's black farmers still face struggles today

Black farmers in the south, including Central Georgia, have faced decades of discrimination trying to make a living off the land.

Eryn Rogers

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One of the largest industries in Georgia is farming. 

Often, it’s a way of life passed down from generation to generation. However, for some black farmers, that way of life has sometimes been a fight filled challenges, discrimination, and land loss.