Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Long Pause Explained Racism and Sexism in America

Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Long Pause Explained Racism and Sexism in America

Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 22, 2022. (Win McNamee/Getty Images) Subscribe to the nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Thank you for signing up for the nation‘s weekly newsletter. Thank you for signing up. For more from … Read more

How Racism And Sexism Could Define Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Confirmation Hearings

How Racism And Sexism Could Define Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Confirmation Hearings

On Feb. 25, shortly after President Biden’s Supreme Court nominee became public, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham tweeted that he expects a “respectful but interesting” hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. If history is any guide, Graham’s right about it being interesting — but likely wrong about it being respectful. Biden’s nominee is Ketanji Brown Jackson, … Read more