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(BPRW) CBCF Releases Statement on President Biden’s Nomination of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice, Ketanji Brown Jackson | Press releases

(BPRW) CBCF Releases Statement on President Biden’s Nomination of U.S. Supreme Courtroom Affiliate Justice, Ketanji Brown Jackson

The To start with Black Girl Picked for the Nation’s Highest Court

Washington – Nicole Austin-Hillery, president and main govt officer of The Congressional Black Caucus Basis, Incorporated (CBCF), currently released the adhering to statement on President Joe Biden’s nomination for U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice, Ketanji Brown Jackson. 

“We are delighted with President Biden’s alternative for the up coming Supreme Court docket Choose Ketanji Brown Jackson. This nomination is well timed as we conclusion Black Historical past Thirty day period, celebrating the contributions of Black People in america and march into celebrating fantastic females for Women’s Heritage Month. Milestones like these have been challenging-received by decades of back again-breaking, often unrecognized get the job done of everyday gals and activists and should be celebrated. This second is a action together the route in the direction of equality, and even however we have a prolonged way to go, inspiring women of all ages like Choose Jackson and this floor-breaking nomination gives us hope….

Ketanji Brown Jackson, an unbelievably experienced judge with an substantial qualifications in felony justice reform, has an outstanding resume stuffed with excellent legal qualifications, which are the standard for new justices. In addition, her provider as a leading qualified on federal sentencing policy and noteworthy encounter symbolizing low-cash flow felony defendants makes her a pioneering alternative to be a part of the United States Supreme Court….

When confirmed, Judge Jackson will become the 1st African American female to sit on the Supreme Courtroom in our nation’s history….

An adept federal judge and Harvard graduate, Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination is a substantial step towards the end result of CBCF’s vision of advancing the world wide Black community. Choose Jackson signifies a new voice that will invigorate development for females, and African Americans that a lot of considered was unattainable till now. This will for good be a minute that adjusted Black and Women’s History. CBCF warmly congratulates Decide Jackson on her nomination.”

 

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