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According to Feeding America African American households are more than twice as likely to be food insecure as white, non-Hispanic households. More than one...
Standing alongside Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack during a Tuesday morning press conference, Shirley Sherrod, the former U.S. Department of Agriculture official turned cause celebre' who was mistakenly forced to resign last month, rejected an offer to return to as the agency’s Deputy Director of Advocacy and Outreach. The offer and other issues were discussed during a 90-minute meeting between Secretary Vilsack and Sherrod earlier that day.