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SHOCK: Video Suggests Racism At NAACP Event

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On Monday, Breitbart posted a video of a speech by Shirley Sherrod, USDA Rural Development Georgia State Director, delivered at the NAACP's 20th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet.

The video shows Sherrod speaking of racial considerations being a factor for how much help she would give.

"The first time I was faced with having to help a white farmer save his farm, he took a long time talking but he was trying to show me he was superior to me. I know what he was doing, but he had come to me for help. What he didn't know while he was taking all that time trying to show me he was superior to me was, I was trying to decide just how much help I was going to give him," Sherrod said.

"I was struggling with the fact that so many black people had lost their farmland, and here I was faced with having to help a white person save their land. So I didn't give him the full force of what I could do. I did enough," Sherrod said. "So that when he, I assumed the Department of Agriculture had sent him to me, either that or the Georgia Department of Agriculture, and he needed to go back and report that I did try to help him."

In the video, Sherrod also spoke of referring the white farmer to a white lawyer, thinking the latter would be more sympathetic because of race. "So I took him to a white lawyer that had attended some of training that we had provided because Chapter 12 bankruptcy had just been enacted for the family farm. So I figured if I take him to one of them, that his own kind would take care of him."
SHOCK: Video Suggests Racism At NAACP Event - wcbstv.com

Wait, this can't be racist, she's black!

 

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Shocking a ghetto liberal black organization hates whites. Whats next a organization of right wing confederate flag waving redneck whites hating minorities, a radical muslim organization hating jews, left wing hispanic groups hating both whites and blacks, black separatists crusading against anyone who isnt black. Shocking I tell you shocking!!!! :roll:
 

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A racist black gal? NO!!!!! In the gubmint?!? NO WAY!!!!!

I wonder what excuses the Libbos will make for this.
 

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She resigned.
 

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A racist black gal? NO!!!!! In the gubmint?!? NO WAY!!!!!
More like: Racist black gal working for the government and speaking to the NAACP and getting applause for said racism... NO WAY!!!

:wink:
 

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She's going to be on with Meghan Kelly this morning on Fox.
 

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My thread was first ;) And was before the lady in question resigned in shame.
Looks like another taken out of context much to do about nothing.... she was telling a personal story about her own attitudes about race and how 20 years ago she learned from her own racist tendencies and grew beyond them. Any good Christian can tell you a great story of personal transformation contrasting who they once were with who they have become. That is all this is.

Once again, the regressives must regress 20 years to prove their point when the liberals can consistently draw on contemporary examples as the regressive foobles are so common and readily at hand. Crawl back into your cave Faux News and try again. BTW... nice job screwing up her career and boo-hiss to an administration with a weak backbone that seems so capable of being bounced around in the surf rather than just cruising above it.
 
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Looks like another taken out of context much to do about nothing.... she was telling a personal story about her own attitudes about race and how 20 years ago she learned from her own racist tendencies and grew beyond them. Any good Christian can tell you a great story of personal transformation contrasting who they once were with who they have become. That is all this is.

Once again, the regressives must regress 20 years to prove their point when the liberals can consistently draw on contemporary examples as the regressive foobles are so common and readily at hand. Crawl back into your cave Faux News and try again. BTW... nice job screwing up her career and boo-hiss to an administration with a weak backbone that seems so capable of being bounced around in the surf rather than just cruising above it.
Ahhh, the liberals belief that no black person is ever racist, and only liberals can "Grow past it".

Take this nasty woman's comments, and make her white, and the farmer black, would you be so... understanding? Of course you wouldn't.
 
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Ahhh, the liberals belief that no black person is ever racist, and only liberals can "Grow past it".
Is it time for Burning Man? Because this is biggest straw man I've seen in a while.

Take this nasty woman's comments, and make her white, and the farmer black,
So your idea of being "nasty" is causing someone to do a national interview and declare you a lifelong friend?
 

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Is it time for Burning Man? Because this is biggest straw man I've seen in a while.

So your idea of being "nasty" is causing someone to do a national interview and declare you a lifelong friend?
Did you hear her speech? No, of course not. You read the post-firing spin and now march on like a good little soldier!
 

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I agree that it was a speech about something she learned from. I still am bothered by her saying "I sent him to one of his own kind."
 

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I agree that it was a speech about something she learned from. I still am bothered by her saying "I sent him to one of his own kind."
Agreed -however after seeing the entire speech, it's clear she is not an angry racist as the clip lends one to believe. I am as critical of the NAACP as anyone but she had a very positive message to deliver to that group and I thought it outlined her journey from being discriminated against in the early 1960's - to her being discriminatory to others in her early adult life - to her faith and understanding of people regardless of color. Her story is compelling but one cannot come out of her experiences without some scars.
 

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I agree that it was a speech about something she learned from. I still am bothered by her saying "I sent him to one of his own kind."
Do you suppose that if you were black and your father was murdered by white people you might say the same thing? Do you have no empathy for this woman?
 
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Did you hear her speech? No, of course not. You read the post-firing spin and now march on like a good little soldier!
Pretty hilarious how you answer your own questions and make up positions for the people you engage. Let me know if you ever want to discuss anything, lol.
 

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Ahhh, the liberals belief that no black person is ever racist, and only liberals can "Grow past it".

Take this nasty woman's comments, and make her white, and the farmer black, would you be so... understanding? Of course you wouldn't.
Just like Faux News, you are only seeing what you wish to see... damn the facts.

For the record, I know plenty of racist black people. She even admitted she ONCE was one. This is a story of her transformation, not of her racism.
 
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