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White House Emails Detail Its Role in Pushing Out Shirley Sherrod

Speaking of [Andrew Breitbart smearing important black people](http://colorlines.com/archives/2012/03/there_are_lies_damned_lies_and_andrew_breitbart.html), Associated Press reports today on 2,000 pages of Obama administration emails over the [Shirley Sherrod debacle](http://colorlines.com/archives/2010/08/sherrod_to_vilsack_take_this_job_and_shelve_it.html). According to AP, the emails show the White House engaged significantly with Agriculture Department officials’ discussion over whether and how to push Sherrod out.

Who Is Derrick Bell?

As rightwing media attempts to smear one of the biggest names in the study of race in America, Colorlines.com invites his students, mentees and those touched by him to chime in and define Bell’s legacy–before Fox News re-defiines it.