Mobile, AL police diffused a NAACP sit-in to protest the nomination of US Sen. Jeff Sessions as US attorney general, with at least six people arrested.
Five men and one woman, including Jackson State University graduate and NAACP President Cornell W. Brooks, were arrested late Tuesday.
— Cornell Wm. Brooks (@CornellWBrooks) January 3, 2017
Brooks shared a photo of himself, Alabama NAACP President Benard Simelton, and two others on his Twitter page on Tuesday afternoon that says “the NAACP and the Alabama NAACP are occupying the Mobile office of Jeff Sessions—until he withdraws as an AG nominee or we’re arrested.”
According to Mobile police, they face charges of criminal trespass in the second-degree.
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