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News :: Politics : Race : Radical Culture : Social Welfare
Allegations of Sessions' Racism
10 Jan 2017
Tom Ashbrook's On Point on the 9th did an excellent show on the history of Jeff Sessions' racism
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Why Senate Voted Down Jeff Sessions For Federal Judgeship



If after being acquainted with the history, you believe Jeff Sessions, Trump's selection for Attry General, is racist, please call your senator at 202 224 3121 and ask for a no vote on his nomination.

1. In 1986, the Senate voted against the nomination of Jeff Sessions to a federal
judgeship, believing him to be racist. The Senate was a majority Republican at that time.
2. Jeff Sessions while attorney general of the state of Alabama, presided over the
execution of 3 blacks. No whites were executed while he was Alabama's AG.
3. Sessions singled out black activists for prosecution persecution. including black workers in a voter registration drive. It took the jury three hours to throw out his indictment.
4. Sessions had claimed to have worked on civil rights cases for minorities, but his
law professor said that was not so. Sessions later withdrew his claim.
5. Sessions had told a white attorney he should not have black clients, and made
racist comments in the 1960's, 1970's and 1980's.
6. Sessions called the NAACP and the ACLU "un-American" and "Communist-inspired."
7. Sessions singled out black activists for prosecution.
8. Sessions only became a US senator because of more than a century of denial of the franchise to black voters in a variety of ways.
9. Sessions defended keeping the confederate flag on public property in Alabama.

10. Both Trump and his father were taken to court for their part in segregating apartment complexes

In addition
Sessions is a supporter of the illegal immoral wars the US government has waged since G H W Bush was president, a climate change denier, someone who opposes gay marriage, someone whose history indicates he might aggressively work against the 8 new states and others states which have legalized marijuana.

The Washington Post reports 'Sessions has opposed nearly every immigration bill that has come before the Senate the past two decades that has included a path to citizenship for immigrants in the country illegally'..

http://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2017/01/09/jeff-sessions-attorney-general
https://www.nytimes.com/video/us/politics/100000004853137/naacp-presiden
https://s.bsd.net/naacp/main/page/-/images/user_uploads/feature/VAslider/@mx_605

https://www.democracynow.org/2009/7/14/sessions


http://media.cleveland.com/darcy/photo/22darcy-sessions1jpg-e5a1995161d2

http://naacp.org
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See also:
http://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2017/01/09/jeff-sessions-attorney-general
https://www.nytimes.com/video/us/politics/100000004853137/naacp-president-arrested-for-sit-in-at-jeff-sessions-office.html

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