Historic as Judge Ketanji becomes first black female to serve United States Supreme court

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Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first African-American woman to serve on the Supreme Court, was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday, making her the first African-American woman to serve on the highest court in the land.

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was President Joe Biden’s first Supreme Court nominee. She will replace retiring Justice Stephen Breyer.

Ketanji Brown Jackson is an American attorney and jurist who has served as a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit since 2021.


Former president Barack Obama congratulates Ketanji

Congratulations to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for her appointment to the Supreme Court.This is a great day for America, and a proud moment in our history. Judge Jackson has the integrity, passion for the law, and experience to be an outstanding Supreme Court Justice — and these last few weeks have made it even clearer. America will be a better place with her voice and example on the bench.

Barack Obama

President Biden’s message for Ketanji

Judge Jackson’s confirmation was a historic moment for our nation. We’ve taken another step toward making our highest court reflect the diversity of America. She will be an incredible Justice, and I was honored to share this moment with her.

President Joe Biden
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