History made with Jackson confirmed into Supreme Court

(ABC 6 News) – The 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.

Black women make up roughly seven and a half percent of the United States population, yet hold less than two percent of VP roles and just over one percent of C-Suite roles. The wheels of change can turn very slowly but change is what happened Tuesday.

Kim Crowder, a nationally recognized speaker on diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism went in-depth with Betsy Singer on what this means for representation in politics and the judicial system.