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In fact, I've raised this very issue at the Agriculture Department. I filed an EEO class action complaint against USDA alleging disparate treatment of minority EEO claimants earlier this year (Case No. RD-2010-00074).

The Department is currently trying to ignore it - there usual response. However, Senator Blanch Lincoln (D-AR) the Chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee has requested that USDA process this class action claim. Secretary Vilsack promised a New Era of civil rights at USDA, only time will tell if it's actually true.

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If Secretary Tom Vilsack wants a New Era of civil ... by Michael McCray on Friday, Jul 23, 2010 at 8:15:22 AM
Between, Shirley Sherrod's example of how to torpe... by Marcel Reid on Saturday, Jul 24, 2010 at 2:48:19 AM