Fulfilling a Promise: An Historic Nomination for the Supreme Court
President Joe Biden has nominated Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. The historic announcement means judge Brown could be the first Black woman to serve on the nation’s highest court. Civil rights groups have welcomed the nomination. Our guest this week is Holli Holliday, president of Sisters Lead Sisters Vote, an advocacy group that has pushed for a Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court. Holliday says “Representation on the Supreme Court matters. Justices have ruled on every aspect of our lives. Decisions have legalized school segregation and later school integration; same-sex marriage; and woman’s reproductive right to an abortion."
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