This Farmer Is Reclaiming Cotton | NowThis

Julius Tillery is a fifth-generation farmer working on land passed down from his great-great-grandfather, the first freeborn person in his family — and he’s on a mission to reclaim cotton and promote Black people in agriculture.

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In US news and current events today, Julius Tillery, Black Cotton founder, is reclaiming cotton farming for Black farmers and young Black farmers. USA cotton production was dominated by slavery in the past, as as more Black farmers in America work to reclaim the plant from the tragic history that it represents, we will see a stronger community of Black farmer in agriculture and farming.

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