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USDA Shirley Sherrod Resigns after withholding help based on Farmers Race

July 19, 2010 Politisite 0

This morning, we broke video of a USDA official, Shirley Sherrod, recounting for attendees at an NAACP awards dinner how she withheld help from a white farmer seeking the agency’s help in saving his farm. Fox News is reporting that Ms. Sherrod has resigned. From Fox: “There is zero tolerance for discrimination at USDA, and I strongly condemn any act of discrimination against any person,” Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said […]