Tag: Supreme Court

Ketanji Brown Jackson Officially Sworn In As First Black Woman On Supreme Court Bench

At a time when many political decisions of the highest order are left in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court (ex: overturning of Roe v. Wade), now is more important than ever to have a sense of allyship with those on the bench. Today… Continue Reading “Ketanji Brown Jackson Officially Sworn In As First Black Woman On Supreme Court Bench”

Rev. Al Sharpton Says Roe v. Wade Overturn Will Disproportionately Impact Black People

American women woke up today to a world changed against their favor following the Supreme Court’s shocking ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade, subsequently making the right to an abortion unconstitutional. As many across the nation are still trying to make sense of the… Continue Reading “Rev. Al Sharpton Says Roe v. Wade Overturn Will Disproportionately Impact Black People”

Supreme Court Justice Wife Ginni Thomas Probed AZ Lawmakers To Overturn Trump’s 2020 Election Loss

Being in politics, whether directly or indirectly, requires a certain level of dignity that can lead to some serious repercussions if you get caught slipping. Ginni Thomas, wife of U.S. Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas, is currently in the political hot seat after recently-unearthed… Continue Reading “Supreme Court Justice Wife Ginni Thomas Probed AZ Lawmakers To Overturn Trump’s 2020 Election Loss”

Takeaways: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Makes History, GOP Vows No ‘Spectacle’

Source: SAUL LOEB / Getty WASHINGTON (AP) — History was made Monday the instant Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the first Black woman nominated to the Supreme Court. President Joe Biden promised he would choose a Black woman for the… Continue Reading “Takeaways: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Makes History, GOP Vows No ‘Spectacle’”

Supreme Court Won’t Review Decision That Freed Bill Cosby

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court quietly announced Monday that it would not review Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case, leaving him a free man and ending a two-decade legal drama that shifted the cultural landscape, destroyed the groundbreaking Black actor’s reputation, and sent… Continue Reading “Supreme Court Won’t Review Decision That Freed Bill Cosby”

Senate Hearings For High Court Nominee to Begin on March 21

Source: Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson / Tom Williams / Getty WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday that confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson will begin March 21, keeping the Senate on track for a possible final… Continue Reading “Senate Hearings For High Court Nominee to Begin on March 21”

Report: President Joe Biden To Nominate Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson To Supreme Court

Source: Pool / Getty According to reports, President Joe Biden is expected to announce the nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, to the United States Supreme Court. If Jackson is confirmed, she will… Continue Reading “Report: President Joe Biden To Nominate Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson To Supreme Court”

It Be Your Own People: Ketanji Brown Jackson’s SCOTUS Nom Gets Disapproval From Black Federal Judge

When Issa Rae was famously quoted during the 2017 Emmy Awards as saying, “I’m rooting for everybody Black,” melanated folks from all walks of life could literally relate to her declaration of cultural support for one another. Unfortunately, not all skin-folk agree with the… Continue Reading “It Be Your Own People: Ketanji Brown Jackson’s SCOTUS Nom Gets Disapproval From Black Federal Judge”

Biden’s Pledge To Appoint A Black Woman To Supreme Court Shows Their Growing Political Power

As he struggled to survive the 2020 Democratic primary, Joe Biden made a striking pledge before voting began in heavily African American, must-win South Carolina: His first Supreme Court appointment would be a Black woman. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE.… Continue Reading “Biden’s Pledge To Appoint A Black Woman To Supreme Court Shows Their Growing Political Power”

Supreme Court Allows Evictions To Resume During Pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority is allowing evictions to resume across the United States, blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO… Continue Reading “Supreme Court Allows Evictions To Resume During Pandemic”