Shirley Sherrod

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.