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Shirley Sherrod

Sherrod to Vilsack: Take This Job and Shelve It

Sherrod to Vilsack: Take This Job and Shelve It

by Kai Wright on August 24 2010, 11:32AM

Says she needs time to recover, but may work with the administration in the future.

Topics: Kai Wright, Shirley Sherrod

Sherrod Shakes Her Fist at Breitbart--and Hugs the NAACP

Sherrod Shakes Her Fist at Breitbart—and Hugs the NAACP

by Jamilah King on August 17 2010, 4:07PM

She calls Brietbart “some Tea Party agitator,” but says let’s put the NAACP’s flub “behind us.”

Topics: Shirley Sherrod

White Conservatives Own the

White Conservatives Own the “Race Conversation” (Now With Stats!)

by Channing Kennedy on August 6 2010, 11:20AM

Meanwhile, we’re ignoring what really matters.

Topics: Media, Shirley Sherrod

Sherrod Plans to Sue Breitbart

Sherrod Plans to Sue Breitbart

by Jamilah King on July 29 2010, 12:54PM

She tells NABJ that she’s ready for a fight.

Topics: Shirley Sherrod

Why the

Why the “Conversation on Race” is Just Babble

by Jamilah King on July 28 2010, 12:38PM

Two essays well worth reading.

Topics: Shirley Sherrod

How Breitbart Won -- and Why We Must Rethink

How Breitbart Won — and Why We Must Rethink “Racism”

by Rinku Sen on July 23 2010, 2:12PM

The lesson of Shirley Sherrod is we must stop talking about racism as a personality problem.

Topics: Media, Shirley Sherrod

Preach On It, Rachel Maddow

Preach On It, Rachel Maddow

by Kai Wright on July 23 2010, 11:08AM

Her must-watch riff on how Fox creates race-fright media moments.

Topics: Kai Wright, Shirley Sherrod

Obama: Sherrod Debacle is Media's Fault, Not Mine

Obama: Sherrod Debacle is Media’s Fault, Not Mine

by Kai Wright on July 23 2010, 10:04AM

Never mind the fact that it was his administration, not the media who fired her.

Topics: Kai Wright, Politics, Shirley Sherrod

Shirley Sherrod Offers to School Obama on Race

Shirley Sherrod Offers to School Obama on Race

by Kai Wright on July 22 2010, 10:12AM

Sherrod has plenty to say about the administration’s real race challenges.

Topics: Kai Wright, Media, Shirley Sherrod

Three Stories We Could Obsess Over Instead of Shirley Sherrod's Ordeal

Three Stories We Could Obsess Over Instead of Shirley Sherrod’s Ordeal

by Kai Wright on July 21 2010, 6:02PM

Since everybody wants to talk about racism, here are a few ideas.

Topics: Kai Wright, Media, Shirley Sherrod