Shirley Sherrod's Race Remark Leads To Resignation

Shirley Sherrod, the USDA's Georgia State Director of Rural Development, speaking at an NAACP Freedom Fund banquet in Douglas, Ga., on March 27, 2010. YouTube

Shirley Sherrod, a USDA official in Georgia, resigned after stating in a speech to a local NAACP chapter that race once played a factor in her decision to limit how much aid would be given to a white farmer. Gary Hamilton reports.

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