Thursday, July 22, 2010

Shirley Sherrod, the Media, and Racism and the USDA

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:
Rachel Maddow.

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:
Facing South.

More posts coming soon.

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