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  • Shirley Sherrod Forgives Andrew Breitbart for Ruining Her Career

    Sep 14, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 9 Comments

    *Former Georgia State Director of the USDA, Shirley Sherrod is in a different place these days, since her reputation was thrashed. During a discussion on Starting Point, she talked about her new book, “The Courage to Hope” and her feelings about the video that threw her career down the toilet. She said although she was […]

  • Conservative Author, Blogger Andrew Breitbart Dead at 43

    Mar 1, 12 by EURpublisher02 22 Comments

    *Andrew Breitbart, the conservative Internet publisher and author, has died.  He was 43. In 2010, Breitbart famously posted deceptively edited tapes that led to the dismissal of Department of Agriculture employee Shirley Sherrod over racism claims. He tried to suggest that Sherrod was racist and had discriminated against a white farmer. A statement posted on […]

  • Brietbart’s Bid to Toss Shirley Sherrod’s Defamation Lawsuit Rejected

    Aug 1, 11 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart has failed in his attempt to knock out a defamation lawsuit by former U.S. Department of Agriculture official Shirley Sherrod, who is suing on grounds that a video of her was deceptively edited to portray her as racist. Breitbart attempted to leverage DC’s new anti-SLAPP law by claiming Sherrod’s lawsuit was […]

  • Shirley Sherrod Going Back to USDA

    May 15, 11 by EurPublisher 4 Comments

    *Shirley Sherrod, the U.S. Department of Agriculture employee who was forced out after a portion of a videotape was misleadingly used to show her making a racially insensitive remark, is going back to work for the USDA, according to Politico.com. However, Sherrod will not be getting her old job back. She will assist the department […]

  • Sherrod, Guy, Fonzworth Honored by Women’s Group

    Mar 16, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Evelyn Gibson Lowery, founder and chair of SCLC/Women’s Organizational Movement for Equality Now, Inc. announced today that former Georgia State Director of USDA Rural Development, Shirley Sherrod; actress Jasmine Guy and entertainer Fonzworth Bentley are among the honorees during the 32nd annual Drum Major for Justice Awards Dinner on Monday April 4. Held in honor […]

  • Farrakhan, Sherrod and More are Guests at Veterans of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement Conference

    Feb 23, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(JACKSON, MS) – The Veterans of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement at Jackson State University will host a three-day conference featuring Minister Louis Farrakhan, Shirley Sherrod and Myrlie Evers-Williams on its 1400 John R. Lynch St. campus March 23-26. The sixth annual conference, themed “Too Much Reform and Not Enough Change. NEEDED: A New Grassroots […]