August 24th, 2010
10:25 AM ET

Sherrod turns down job offer from Agriculture Department

Shirley Sherrod, who received an apology after being forced to resign from the Agriculture Department, declined an offer Tuesday to serve as the agency's deputy director of the Office of Advocacy and Outreach.

The position includes administration and outreach to improve the
Agriculture Department's civil rights efforts and image nationwide.

Sherrod met Tuesday morning with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to
discuss the job offer.

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  1. KidKreole

    LOL, she's waiting to see how much money she can get from the law suit and book deal. She doesn't want to work! So typical.

    August 24, 2010 at 1:05 pm | Report abuse |
  2. GypsyKingAdventures

    She waiting for the Weight Watchers call...

    August 24, 2010 at 1:49 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Mike

    Seems like the federal government from the president on down has done everything to make amends except kissing her backside in public. She rejected the job offer. Fine, wish her well in her career and move on. Next time she applies for a position she will be just like anyone else applying....no special treatment or considerations.

    August 24, 2010 at 2:22 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Anonymous

    What a sad woman. Good luck with your law suit honey, you are everything wrong with this country.

    August 24, 2010 at 2:26 pm | Report abuse |