Safe Mode: On
During 1970’s Shirley Sherrod Helped Run a Company That Exploited Black Workers and Paid Them Only 67 Cents an Hour…

And who’s making this claim, the evil Andrew Breitbart? Nope, it’s the ultra-liberl Counterpunch…

Imagine farm workers doing back breaking labor in the sweltering sun, sprayed with pesticides and paid less than minimum wage. Imagine the United Farm Workers called in to defend these laborers against such exploitation by management. Now imagine that the farm workers are black children and adults and that the managers are Shirley Sherrod, her husband Rev. Charles Sherrod, and a host of others. But it’s no illusion; this is fact.

The swirling controversy over the racist dismissal of Shirley Sherrod from her USDA post has obscured her profoundly oppositional behavior toward black agricultural workers in the 1970s. What most of Mrs. Sherrod’s supporters are not aware of is the elitist and anti-black-labor role that she and fellow managers of New Communities Inc. (NCI) p


Added: Aug-3-2010 
By: jumpingforJoy
Tags: During, 1970’s, Shirley, Sherrod, Helped, Run, a, Company, That, Exploited, Black, Workers, and, Paid, Them, Only, 67, Cents, an, Hour…
Views: 8117 | Comments: 8 | Votes: 0 | Favorites: 2 | Shared: 0 | Updates: 0 | Times used in channels: 1
You need to be registered in order to add comments! Register HERE