A Conversation on Race? Sherrod’s Leading It

August 2, 2010  |  

(Black America Web) — Say this for Shirley Sherrod: She’s no pushover. And she’s not going away quietly. On Thursday, while President Barack Obama was in Washington, D.C. speaking to the National Urban League and praising Sherrod as “an exemplary woman,” Sherrod was in San Diego telling hundreds of black journalists that Obama needs more black advisors counseling him because the administration is allowing too many racial situations to be “pushed under the rug.” That took some guts.

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