5 votes Less than 2% of Kentucky farms are Black-owned. This company is trying to change that Posted July 10 by monarda Tags: usa.ky, agriculture, farming, farmers, race, black soil https://www.courier-journal.com/story/life/2020/07/09/agrotourism-company-black-soil-connecting-black-kentucky-farmers/3210436001/ Link information This data is scraped automatically and may be incorrect. Word count 1502 words 1 comment Collapse replies Expand all Comments sorted by most votes newest first order posted relevance OK monarda (OP) July 10 Link "As long as you’re Black in America, there will be racial situations," Cleaver said. "But that’s something I’ve had to overcome. It does hurt. It stings, and a lot of times it slows you down, but you have to find ways to persevere." "There were times I couldn’t prove I was being treated differently because I was Black," he continued. "But I know we get left out of the opportunities because we're not in the know or among the clique." That's where Black Soil comes in. "Black Soil is like having a hype man," Cleaver said. "They’re always screaming your name. They've become a voice for us, which is important because the farmer already wears too many hats as it is."