August 19, 2022

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Black women judges react to Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation

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DENVER (KDVR) — A historic day on Capitol Hill: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will be the next U.S. Supreme Court justice.

The Senate voted 53 to 47 today to confirm her appointment. Jackson will be the first black woman to serve on the court and she will bring the number of women on the bench up to four — another first for our nation. Experts say Jackson’s appointment could pave the way for other minorities in the future.

‘A slow progress’ in diversifying the Supreme Court

Come this summer, the Supreme Court bench will look a little more like the rest of the nation. Experts say getting the bench to be more reflective has been in the works for a long time.

“We can really kind of see a slow progress towards diversification of the Supreme Court,” said…

Gabrielle Franklin

2022-04-07 20:26:11

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