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Cherise Smith, Ph.D, Director JES A232A, Mailcode D7200, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-1784

Several Faculty Including 2 Warfield Center Affiliates Explore Why We Don't -but Should- Talk about Race

Posted: November 19, 2010

First came the fiery attacks last summer as the NAACP approved a resolution condemning perceived racist elements within the Tea Party movement.

A few days later, United States Department of Agriculture official Shirley Sherrod was forced to resign after a video taken out of context showed her regaling an audience with a story about how she withheld help to a white farmer.

Then last month, political analyst and civil rights era expert Juan Williams was fired by National Public Radio over his comments on Fox News that people in Muslim garb on airplanes make him "nervous."

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