Georgia College Chief Diversity Officer holds events to help African-American farmers and landowners | News

Georgia College will host an informational session this weekend for African-American farmers and landowners. The event will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday in the Maxwell Student Union. 

It is an information session on “African-American Land Ownership and How to Prepare Deeds for the Next Generation.” 

At the height of black land ownership in 1910 – African-Americans owned about 15 million acres in the United States. Today, they own less than 3 million. Information will be shared on how to transfer and utilize land.

The southern Black Belt region represents more than 300 impoverished counties from Texas, up the Mississippi River, across Alabama and Georgia, dipping into…

Read More

*** This news item is 3rd party content and is included strictly for non-commercial informational purposes.