Sherrod will be a contract employee leading one of three field programs designed to bolster relations between the USDA and minority farmers and ranchers. Support for the programs is among several recommendations contained in a sweeping, two-year study released Wednesday that examined decades of discrimination claims by African Americans, Latinos, women and Native Americans.
Saturday, May 14, 2011
The Return of Shirley Sherrod
Politico reports Shirley Sherrod will be working for USDA, not in USDA.