Fri, Jan 16, 2009 1:04 PM EST

Berry takes a few seconds to respond to an email sent by chief of the Justice Department's voting section, John Tanner in which he calls the former chairwoman of the United States Commission on Civil Rights "black and bitter." Also read Berry's op-ed in the NYT in which she calls for Obama to create a new commission that will "address the rights of many groups, including gays."