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  • NAACP Statement on the Resignation of Shirley Sherrod (Thanks Andrew Breitbart, kinda)

    07/19/2010 10:04:09 PM PDT · by kristinn · 95 replies · 4+ views
    NAACP ^ | Monday, July 19, 2010 | Press Release
    (BALTIMORE, MD) NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous issued the following statement today after learning of the resignation of Shirley Sherrod of the United States Department of Agriculture: “Since our founding in 1909, the NAACP has been a multi-racial, multi-faith organization that-- while generally rooted in African American communities-- fights to end racial discrimination against all Americans. We concur with US Agriculture Secretary Vilsack in accepting the resignation of Shirley Sherrod for her remarks at a local NAACP Freedom Fund banquet. Racism is about the abuse of power. Sherrod had it in her position at USDA. According to her...
  • Tea Party Is Dealt The Race Card

    07/13/2010 8:15:38 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 81 replies · 3+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | July 14, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    Racial Politics: The NAACP, in crafting a resolution condemning racism in the Tea Party movement, seems to have forgotten those Black Panthers with clubs intimidating voters and wanting to kill white people. The "angry mobs" that reshaped the 2010 political landscape are angry white racist mobs, at least according to a resolution proposed by the NAACP at its annual convention this week in Kansas City, Mo. The resolution calls on "all people of good will to repudiate the racism of the Tea Parties, and to stand in opposition to its drive to push our country back to the pre-civil rights...