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A Black Woman Could Make the Supreme Court More Reflective of American Values

By Allison Gaines in Zora, and in MEDIUM DAILY DIGEST

It’s time to do what we can to put a Black woman on the bench. Let’s unpack this.

The Supreme Court currently has nine judges who sit on the bench in lifelong positions. And “no,” there is nothing sacred about the number of justices; we’ve switched how many justices serve six times. In true American fashion, most seats are held by White men. Some are liberal, and some are conservative. But either way — White men are overrepresented on our Supreme Court.

Then, there are two seats currently overflowing with irony. FOR MORE

Photo Credit | She Will Rise Campaign via New Yorker

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