Ag nominee Vilsack battles skepticism from Black farmers ahead of confirmation hearing

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Tom Vilsack, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to head the Department of Agriculture, delivers remarks at the Queen Theater, Dec. 11, 2020, in Wilmington, Delaware. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana Figueroa is a reporter in the Washington, D.C., bureau of States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit news outlets that includes Colorado Newsline.