Okay, it's been a long time as usual. But, recent politics are calling to me to make a post of some kind. The media has quite thoroughly covered the Shirley Sherrod affair. So, I won't spend much time on it. I do think that it's worthwhile to put a few links up regarding Sherrod, the media coverage, and especially the links between racism and the USDA.
This is a very good synopsis of the Sherrod affair and media coverage:
And, this is interesting look at some of the right-leaning media response:
Most importantly, though, this link shares some insights about the (recent) history of racism and the USDA:
More posts coming soon.