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References and Additional Reading:

Davis v. Board of School Commissioners of Mobile County:
https://www.britannica.com/topic/Davis-v-Board-of-School-Commissioners-of-Mobile-County

Letter on behalf of Sessions, written by 23 federal officials:
http://www.republicanleader.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/SessionsAAGLetterDec12.pdf

NAACP Statement regarding Jeff Sessions’ nomination to Trump’s cabinet:
http://www.naacp.org/latest/naacp-statement-appointment-jeff-sessions-attorney-general/

Information regarding Sessions’ communications director and his emails was originally reported in the Daily Beast:
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2017/01/28/donald-trump-s-refugee-ban-has-attorney-general-nominee-jeff-session-s-fingerprints-all-over-it.html

More information Attorney General Sessions and his confirmation:
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/08/us/politics/jeff-sessions-attorney-general-confirmation.html