USDA Holds Diversity Conference after Sherrod Fiasco

Nearly a month after it forced Shirley Sherrod to resign, the U.S. Department of Agriculture sponsored a diversity conference in Washington D.C., reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The two-day Civil Rights Diversity and Conflict Resolution and Management Conference for employees included remarks by Democratic Senate candidate Michael Thurmond... Here's what you had to say: Sheneke commented via Facebook: "Diversity programs only work when everyone understands the reason or importance for diversity." Sheree wrote via Facebook: "I fear that most companies use them to say they are diverse, yet continue to hire mostly Whites, with token minorities."


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