That and the internet is the only way we heard about this travesty. By 6:20 PM she had resigned.
Video Shows USDA Official Saying She Didn't Give 'Full Force' of Help to White Farmer
Days after the NAACP clashed with Tea Party members over allegations of racism, a video has surfaced showing an Agriculture Department official regaling an NAACP audience with a story about how she withheld help to a white farmer facing bankruptcy -- video that now has forced the official to resign.
Shirley Sherrod, the department's Georgia director of Rural Development, is shown in the clip describing "the first time I was faced with having to help a white farmer save his farm." Sherrod, who is black, claimed the farmer took a long time trying to show he was "superior" to her. The audience laughed as she described how she determined his fate.
Read the rest. -- See the entire Sherrod video here. (The farmer story starts at about 17 minutes in.)