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Senate confirms Jackson as first Black, female Supreme Court justice

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Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed 53-47, mostly along party lines but with three Republican votes. Vice President Kamala Harris, also the first Black woman to reach her high office, presided over the vote. Jackson will take her seat when Justice Stephen Breyer retires this summer, solidifying the liberal wing of the 6-3 conservative-dominated court.
3 months ago·Washington, United States

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Ketanji Brown Jackson: US Senate votes to confirm judge to top court

The historic vote means Judge Jackson will be the first black female justice to serve on the court.

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The Guardian

Ketanji Brown Jackson makes history as first Black woman confirmed to US supreme court

Jackson confirmed 53 votes to 47, and will become first Black woman to serve in court’s more than 200-year history

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News18 India

US Senate Confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson as First Black Woman to Supreme Court

The upper chamber of Congress erupted in applause as the 51-year-old was approved by a vote of 53 to 47 that ensuring white men will not be the majority on the nation's high court for the first time in 233 years

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CTV News

Jackson approved as first Black female U.S. Supreme Court justice

The U.S. Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court on Thursday, shattering a historic barrier by securing her place as the first Black female justice and giving U.S. President Joe Biden a bipartisan endorsement for his effort to diversify the high court.

3 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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CBS Local

Senate Confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson To Be First Black Woman To Sit On Supreme Court

The Senate confirmed President Joe Biden's Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on Thursday in a historic vote that paves the way for her to become the first Black woman to serve on the highest court in the nation.

3 months ago·United States
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