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Shirley Sherrod ,Color, Race and NAACP

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Shirley Sherrod, the USDA's director of rural development for Georgia, was pressured to resign Monday when a video surfaced in which she told an NAACP audience that she had not given a white farmer "the full force of what I could do" to help him save the family farm in 1986, when she worked for a Georgia nonprofit group. As reported by the Washington Post, Watch the full video of Shirley Sherrod below. She is a powerful woman who the NAACP initially attempted