The Full, Unedited Shirley Sherrod Speech

Via The NAACP. I'll talk a bit later. In all honesty, I need to calm down. I am utterly sick over this. Sherrod talks about the murder of her father by a white man.

I feel like the last week has radicalized me in the worst possible way.

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