Georgia Agriculture Department

From the New York Times: President Obama on Thursday urged Shirley Sherrod, the black Georgia Agriculture Department official whose firing and subsequent offer of rehiring this week renewed a conversation about politics and race, to continue “her hard work on behalf of those in need,” the White House said. Mr. Obama reached Ms. Sherrod by […]

From CNN.com: Shirley Sherrod, who was forced to resign from her government job in Georgia based on incomplete and misleading reports of a speech she gave, has been offered a new job by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. But, she said Thursday she is “not so sure.” “I’m not so sure that going back to the […]