Fri., February 18, 2011 6:13pm
A state senator is honoring Shirley Sherrod, the former Agriculture Department official who was forced to resign her position after being falsely accused of making racist comments.
Mon., February 14, 2011 5:07pm
Sherrod said Monday that she is "still reeling" after she was ousted in a racial firestorm in July. USDA officials asked Sherrod to resign after Breitbart posted an edited video of comments she had made in a speech.
Thu., July 29, 2010 4:05pm
Vilsack and President Barack Obama later called Sherrod to apologize for her hasty ouster.
Thu., July 29, 2010 3:44pm
Former USDA employee Shirley Sherrod from Albany says she will sue the blogger that broadcast a video of her. The video was edited and appeared to contain racially inflammatory comments. Suing could prove difficult/
Thu., July 22, 2010 3:21pm
The White House says President Barack Obama has conveyed "his regret" to ousted Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod over her ouster in the midst of a racially-tinged firestorm.