Shoutout to the NAACP for starting 2017 with headline-grabbing civil disobedience: they’re staging a sit-in at Senator Jeff Sessions’ Mobile, Alabama office. Their demand? Withdraw as nominee to be Trump’s attorney general. Keep in mind this was a man who couldn’t get appointed for various positions in national and state governments since the 1980s for his blatantly racist conduct.
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— Cornell Wm. Brooks (@CornellWBrooks) January 3, 2017
The civil rights group’s Facebook Lives are not the most riveting material on the internet, butthese are significant moments with civil rights activists mixing in a digital tactic with more traditional resistance methods.