Earlier this week, the New York Daily News shined a spotlight on Reverend Al Sharpton’s non-profit organization The National Action Network. Highlighting Sharpton’s executive salary, the story attempts to portray activist Sharpton as someone more committed to building his personal fortune than advancing his mission of social justice.

The L.A. Times has uncovered emails between Obama administration officials regarding the firing of Shirley Sherrod from the Agriculture Department over statements taken out of context by right wing blogger, Andrew Breitbart. Hundreds of pages of e-mails released to the Los Angeles Times/Tribune Washington Bureau under the Freedom of Information Act provide a detailed, behind-the-scenes […]

Burned by an edited video, former USDA employee Shirley Sherrod says she will sue the blogger who posted footage that showed her making racial remarks that were misinterpreted and cost her a federal job. Sherrod, who was the Agriculture Department’s head of rural development in Georgia, said in San Diego Thursday that she would “definitely” file a […]