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  • After the Shirley Sherrod furor, a pivot on racial entitlement?

    After the Shirley Sherrod furor, a pivot on racial entitlement?

    The US Department of Agriculture, from which Shirley Sherrod was fired for appearing to discriminate, stood at the forefront of institutional racism for decades. The question of whether America has righted historical wrongs against blacks ignites today's heated race debate.

  • Shirley Sherrod debacle: why Obama stumbles on race

    Shirley Sherrod debacle: why Obama stumbles on race

    The Obama administration hastily forced the resignation of a black Agriculture Department official, Shirley Sherrod, who was accused of racism. Shirley Sherrod was later exonerated. It's the second time in two summers that President Obama has become mired in a matter of race.