WHAT THEY’RE READING: Ketanji Brown Jackson Makes History

Americans across the country are reading about Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s historic confirmation to serve as the next associate justice of the United States Supreme Court after President Biden delivered on his promise to put the first Black woman on the nation’s highest court.

With her confirmation, Judge Jackson made history as the first Black woman ever confirmed to the Supreme Court:

Associated Press: “Jackson confirmation takes Biden political story full circle”

Miami Herald: “From Miami to the Supreme Court, Jackson makes history as first Black woman justice”

Washington Post: “Ketanji Brown Jackson and a marathon of hope”

New York Times: “Jackson Confirmed as First Black Woman to Sit on Supreme Court”

CNN: “Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson to be first Black woman to sit on Supreme Court”

NPR: “The Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court”

CBS News: “Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed to Supreme Court, making history as first Black female justice”

ABC News: “Senate confirms Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court in historic vote”

CNBC: “Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed to become the first Black woman U.S. Supreme Court justice”

Black women leaders across the country reacted to Judge Jackson’s historic confirmation: 

New York Times: “Black women at Judge Jackson’s alma mater are celebrating this moment.”

Washington Post: “What Ketanji Brown Jackson’s sisterlocks means to Black women”

CNN: “Michelle Obama: Ketanji Brown Jackson gives Black women and girls ‘a new dream to dream’”

CNN: “Opinion: Ketanji Brown Jackson is the beginning, not the end, of this story”

The Guardian: “‘It means the world to us’: Black lawmakers’ euphoria greets Jackson confirmation”

The Guardian: “‘Judge Jackson stands on the shoulders of giants’: women of color on a day to celebrate”

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