Category Archives: News

  • Black Male Farmers File a 1.8 Billion Dollar Lawsuit Against the Claims Administrator (EPIQ) and USDA

    On Monday, July 13, 2015, Attorneys for BFAA, Inc. filed a Class Action lawsuit [1] against the Claims Administrator (EPIQ Systems Corp. of Portland, Oregon)  and USDA for the benefit of all Black male submitters and or claimants who were attempting to file a claim in the Hispanic and Female Farmers and Ranchers Voluntary Claims Process.   See, Estate […]

  • Termination of the Tolling of the Statute of Limitations

    Terminating the Tolling of the Statute of Limitations First, let’s break this phrase down into three parts — starting backwards: 1. Statute of Limitations: a. The legal time limit in which a plaintiff can sue a defendant— two years in this case. b. Two years was the time period that Black farmers could have sued […]

  • Status of Lawsuit – Hispanic & Women Farmers and Ranchers

    Hello! My name is Thomas Burrell, President of the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association, Incorporated. You are about to watch one of several videos which will be available — via our webpage − for the benefit of our members. These videos will provide updates on the status of certain lawsuits and/or voluntary claims processes in general, and the […]


    Robert R. Tolan v. Jeffery Wayne Cotton, 572 U.S. _____ (2014) (No. 13-551) Decided May 5, 2014 To download the PDF click here Please follow and like us:

  • BFAA, Inc., vs. Jim Hood et al.

    Jim Hood — Mississippi Attorney General On Monday, January 13, 2014, the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association, Incorporated, a Delaware corporation, filed, by and through its attorneys, an Amended Complaint (Second Amended) and other documents against several defendants to include, but not limited to, Jim Hood, Attorney General, State of Mississippi (and Alabama’s AG) for, […]


    The Black Farmers and Agriculturists Association, Inc. (BFAA) office and phone lines are open from 9:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday. During these hours, we are making every effort to answer all calls and assist our members. As you probably already know, we eliminated our message system because it wasn’t working well. […]