People For the American Way

THE WASHINGTON POST: It’s time for the Supreme Court to truly reflect America

Op-Ed
THE WASHINGTON POST: It’s time for the Supreme Court to truly reflect America

On February 2, 2022, Leslie Watson Wilson, national director of People For’s African American Religious Affairs, published the following letter to the editor in The Washington Post:

I was disappointed to see Ruth Marcus’s Jan. 27 op-ed, “Breyer’s replacement will make a difference — and not much difference at all,” in which she said there is “more relief than joy” in this moment.

As a Black woman, minister and civil rights leader, I disagree. It does matter that we will soon see the first Black woman on the Supreme Court — profoundly so.

Read the full letter here!