Episode 33

Greg Francis on Justice for Black Farmers

Nov 1, 2021

Jeff Shafer, CEO of CommonGood Capital, is joined by Greg Francis, lead counsel for the historic Black Farmers case, a 1.25 billion dollar class action lawsuit for black farmers who faced discrimination by the US Department of Agriculture. The guys discuss Greg’s childhood move from Panama to the US, his pursuit to educate and inform young people on the importance of farming, his thoughts on the power of capital and stewardship, his new book titled “Just Harvest”, and much more. To learn more about Greg’s book be sure to visit justharvestbook.com

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#33 - Greg Francis on Justice for Black Farmers
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Greg Francis
Lead counsel for the historic Black Farmers case
Awarded the Vince Monroe Townsend Legends Award by the National Bar Association for historic leadership in the area of Civil Rights and designated as a Game Changer by Politic365, Greg A. Francis currently serves as lead counsel for the historic Black Farmers case. This national class action challenged the ongoing disparate treatment of Black Farmers across the United States resulting in a $1.25 billion dollar settlement.

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