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for Business North Carolina Vol. 18 Issue 11, Nov 1998
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Timothy Pigford of Bladen County has been in the forefront of a legal struggle against the Farmers Home Administration. His suit charges that the agency discriminated against black farmers by denying loans or making loan acquisitions more difficult than for whites. Now, after two decades, the government must choose between settling out of court or facing a $3 billion class action suit.
The state's 108 financial institutions are ranked by their 1997 revenues. NationsBank of Charlotte ranked first and First Western of Burnsville ranked number 108.