Shirley Sherrod, the former Department of Agriculture employee who lost her job in a tempest over a selectively edited video …
After a media firestorm about out-of-context comments she made in an address to the NAACP forced her to resign, Shirley Sherrod has turned down a new job offer at the Department of Agriculture.
Shirley Sherrod, who resigned from her post at the USDA after a video of her was taken out of context, said she plans to sue the blogger who first accused her of racism.
As the Shirley Sherrod incident has made plain, the cautionary tagline of the world of online videos has to be context, context, context!
After a video seemingly showing the Agriculture Department official making racist remarks made the rounds online, Shirley Sherrod said she was pressured to resign. Now that the video’s context has surfaced, Agriculture Secretary …
A U.S. Department of Agriculture official who is African American has resigned after a tape of discriminatory comments she made at an NAACP event was posted to the web.