Shirley Sherrod in Birmingham Tuesday

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Former Department of Agriculture employee Shirley Sherrod will be in Birmingham on Tuesday. She will be speaking at the Birmingham Museum of Art.

Sherrod was let go from the Department of Agriculture after she was seen making comments about the aid she gave to a white farmer in an internet video. The job was re-offered after it was determined those comments were taken out of context.

The speech is sponsored by the Birmingham Association of Black Journalists.

It is set for Tuesday night at 7:00. The event is open to the public and tickets are $30.

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