People For the American Way

USA TODAY: Biden must honor his commitment to appoint a Black woman to the Supreme Court

Op-Ed
USA TODAY: Biden must honor his commitment to appoint a Black woman to the Supreme Court

On January 27, 2022, People For the American Way President Ben Jealous published the following op-ed in USA Today:

Whatever you think of the pressure exerted on Justice Stephen Breyer to retire over the last couple of years – and it has been intense – there is no question that Justice Breyer, expected to announce he’s stepping down, would be making the right choice.

His retirement would be a selfless action after three decades of equally selfless service on the high court. His commendable legacy includes opposition to the death penalty and to racism in our criminal justice system.

Read the full op-ed here!