Devon Crawford, Co-Chair of the, Al-Chemy-in-Color, and a student at the University of Chicago Divinity School who was the 2016 NAACP-Humanity in Action Fellow, who has been conducting policy research and advocacy at the NAACP's Baltimore headquarter
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STOP the Appointment of Jeff Sessions as US Attorney General:
Devon Crawford, Co-Chair of the, Al-Chemy-in-Color, and a student at the University of Chicago Divinity School who was the 2016 NAACP-Humanity in Action Fellow, who has been conducting policy research and advocacy at the NAACP's Baltimore headquarters was one of 6 arrested occupying the office in Alabama, where he grew up of Jeffrey Beauregard Sessions. He talks about the recent confirmation hearings for Sessions and the protests against his nomination as chief law enforcement officer of the US. Crawford says members of Congress must reject confirmation of Senator Jeffrey Beauregard Sessions as US Attorney General " who is a known racist with a long record of opposing civil rights and equality, and it is unimaginable that Sessions could be entrusted to serve as the nations top law enforcement official. Leading the charge against Sessions has been the NAACP, whose members recently sat-in Sessions Mobile, Alabama office to protest the nomination - which ended when six people, included NAACP President Cornell W. Brooks were arrested and face criminal trespass charges. They also staged a sit-in during the confirmation hearings.
Cornell Brooks of NAACP testifies on Sessions Nomination before the Senate Judiciary Committee
NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks lead the group who opposed the nomination saying Senator Sessions record conclusively demonstrates that he lacks the judgment and temperament to serve effectively as Attorney General of the United States. Senator Sessions record throughout his careerevinces a clear disregard, disrespect, and even disdain for the civil and human rights of racial and ethnic minorities, women, the disabled, and others who suffer from discrimination in this country.
produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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