1998: Protest arrest

At the climax of the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORNPR000027" title="NAACP" href="/topic/social-issues/racism/naacp-ORNPR000027.topic">NAACP</a> hosted protest of discriminatory hiring practices in the Supreme Court, NAACP President <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT00007657" title="Kweisi Mfume" href="/topic/politics/kweisi-mfume-PEPLT00007657.topic">Kweisi Mfume</a> is arrested for crossing the police line in an attempt to deliver resumes of minority law students to Chief Justice William Renquist.

( Elizabeth Malby, Baltimore Sun )

At the climax of the NAACP hosted protest of discriminatory hiring practices in the Supreme Court, NAACP President Kweisi Mfume is arrested for crossing the police line in an attempt to deliver resumes of minority law students to Chief Justice William Renquist.

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