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  • Monifa Bandele Helps Moms Rising Alert Public About USDA School Lunch Changes

    Mar 15, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Monifa Bandele, campaign director for MomsRising.org, a multicultural civil rights organization, wants everyone to know that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is poised to soon make some of the most major changes to public school lunch room food choices in more than three decades. In 2010 Congress passed the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Shirley Sherrod Suing Andrew Breitbart for Damaging Her Reputation

    Feb 14, 11 by EurPublisher 5 Comments

    *We wouldn’t want to be Andrew Breitbart right about now. That’s because Shirley Sherrod, the former Agricultural Department employee who was fired after Breitbart released a doctored video making her appear racist, is now suing him for damaging her reputation. The video set off a media frenzy in July 2010, first as Sherrod lost her […]

  • Michelle Obama Taking “Let’s Move” to Cartoon Network

    Feb 14, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Michelle Obama will promote her Let’s Move initiative during a taped appearance at Cartoon Network’s Hall of Game Awards – the network’s first ever sports awards show. The first lady will speak about the USDA’s U.S. Healthier Schools Challenge Award, developed as a voluntary national certification program crafted to bring schools closer to compliance with […]

  • William Reed: For All the Hoopla Will Black Farmers Actually Get Paid?

    Dec 30, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Headlines are saying that “Black Farmers Are Getting Paid” because President Barack Obama has signed the Claims Resolution Act of 2010 that authorizes $1.15 billion to settle claims Black farmers won initially from the US Department of Agriculture over a decade ago.   Before we all trumpet “success and justice” in this matter, take a […]