San Diego, July 29, 2010 -- Where do we go from here?
It is clear that some media companies dropped the ball.
Mrs. Sherrod’s story helps us examine the question of how as
journalists do we pick up the ball and investigate deeper issues that
have been raised by this experience?
I challenge all journalists and our members to look closely at race
relations in the Department of Agriculture and the plight of black
This is just the beginning of a critical conversation and her attendance here today is a great start.
An advocacy group established in 1975 in Washington, D.C., NABJ is the
largest organization of journalists of color in the nation, with more
than 4,100 members, and provides educational, career development and
support to black journalists worldwide.