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BLAVITY: What Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Confirmation Will Mean To Black Gen-Zers Like Myself

Op-Ed
BLAVITY: What Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Confirmation Will Mean To Black Gen-Zers Like Myself

On March 23, 2022, Addison Rose, Youth Mayor of Washington, DC, published the following opinion piece in Blavity:

Growing up as a Black woman in Washington, DC, I’ve always viewed the U.S. Supreme Court as a historic symbol, something powerful and larger than life.

With plenty of class trips to Capitol Hill and lots of discussions with my parents, I’ve often thought about the magnitude of the Supreme Court’s influence and impact on past generations.

Read the full op-ed here!