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February 27, 2013

Letting The Oil Companies In To Save An Historic Black Farm

Dick speaks with Denise Dennis, who is in a charge of her family farm - one that reaches back to before Abraham Lincoln was born. The farm is unusual because it was rare for African Americans to own property and keep the property in one family. She decided to lease the underground rights to an oil company - for fracking - in the hopes of preserving the 118 acres of land as an historic site.

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