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White House Offers Apology to Official Accused of Bias

Date: July 21, 2010
Authors: Sheryl Gay Stolberg, Shaila K. Dewan and Brian Stelter
QUOTE: The White House and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack  apologized profusely and repeatedly on Wednesday to a black midlevel official [Shirley Sherrod--Ed.] for the way she had been humiliated and forced to resign her Agriculture Department job after a conservative blogger put out a misleading video clip that seemed to show her admitting antipathy toward a white farmer.

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