"She Will Rise" speaks out about the importance of having Black women on the Supreme Court. "We believe representation is important."

President Biden has nominated Ketanji Jackson to be the Supreme Court's Chief Justice.

"She Will Rise" speaks out about the importance of having Black women on the Supreme Court. "We believe representation is important."

This is a sign that he fulfilled his campaign promise to make Black women the first to serve on the Supreme Court. The foundation for this choice was laid long before.

Kim Tignor, Attorney, tapped her friends from the legal profession during the peak of the social justice movement in 2020 to create the group "She Will Rise."

Tignor stated that there is no other Black woman's led entity in this space. This is a labor-of-love for us." "It is what we do."

This group is dedicated to elevating an African American women to the highest court. It launched a petition as well as a website to track judicial nominees.

"We are aware that the demographics in this country are constantly changing. We believe representation is important," stated April Reign, member of "She Will Rise".

Brandi Colander, a member of this group, stated that "The truth is, we actually think the absence of Black women on this court est an abject failure.

In the Supreme Court's history of 233 years, only seven justices were not White men.

"We are all different shapes and sizes, and come in many colors, genders, and sexual orientations. ... Reign stated that the judiciary should represent the community from the Supreme Court up to the local judge.

Although they did not endorse any candidate on President Biden’s shortlist, the group said that they are looking forward to the day Ketanji Jackson is confirmed by Senate.

Colander stated, "It's going be emotional, quite frankly because there is the feeling saw component of this."

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