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Ketanji Brown Jackson Was Just The Latest Black Women To Face Intense Scrutiny During Confirmations

Ketanji Brown Jackson Supreme Court confirmation hearings

Errin Haines Originally published by The 19th Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation process, watched this month by many Americans, particularly stung for Black women who identified her treatment, despite her credentials, as demeaning and disrespectful. But before Jackson, there were Marcia Fudge and Lisa Cook, sitting in Senate …

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Abortion Rights Groups Tie Their Fight To Voting Rights

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema

Barbara Rodriguez, Amanda Becker Originally published by The 19th The abortion rights group NARAL said Tuesday it will no longer back candidates who don’t support Democratic efforts to pass federal voting rights legislation, just hours after the similarly aligned Emily’s List said it will pull its endorsement of U.S. Sen. …

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