NAACP leaders stage sit-in of GOP office over voting rights

Roanoke Police department captain Rick Morrison, from left, escorts national NAACP youth and college director Stephen Green and national NAACP president Cornell William Brooks with Roanoke police officer Cobb after Green and Brooks were arrested for criminal trespassing and refusing to sign a summons after a six-hour sit-in at U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte's district office in Roanoke, Va., on Monday evening, Aug. 8, 2016. About 20 protesters with the NAACP held a sit-in to call for restoration of provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that were nullified by a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court decision. (Erica Yoon/The Roanoke Times via AP)ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Two NAACP leaders were arrested in a sit-in for voter rights at the Virginia office of House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte.

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