Baskerville, VA. - John W. Boyd, Jr., President and Founder of the National Black Farmers Association today released the following statement on the passing of Senatore Edward M. Kennedy:
"Senator Ted Kennedy was a champion of the nations's Black farmers, his Senate office was always open to me more over Senator Kennedy always listened to our issues and moved with swift action. A powerful leader who pushed our natin to improve its social contract with the people, a giant in the cause of civil rights and justice, most important legislation to provide justice for the Black farmers. Senator Kennedy's work and dream for a better American will live on in all of us who were affected and inspired by him."
Letter of Support from Ted Kennedy