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How black farmers were forced from their land

A new report in The Atlantic highlights how the black population in Mississippi fought to secure farmland following the end of slavery, and how white landowners and racist laws stood in their way. Journalist Vann Newkirk joined CBSN AM to discuss his findings and how that has kept black families from making financial gains for generations.
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