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Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson wipes away tears as she is questioned by Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Calif., during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) 

Second, and more troubling, Judge Jackson is a Black woman. 

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) 

Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn mischaracterized Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson's judicial views as extremist and soft on crime

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In the first two weeks of the conflict, social media was replete with images of Ukrainian women training for combat. “They view returning home to a war zone as an act of symbolic resistance to Russian aggressors”

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(Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool, File) 

Thomas has been on the court since 1991. Word on Sunday of his hospitalization came as the Senate Judiciary Committee prepared to begin hearings in the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

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President Joe Biden has added a stop in Poland to his trip this week to Europe for urgent talks with NATO and European allies, as Russian forces concentrate their fire upon Ukrainian cities where trapped civilians are facing horrific conditions without food, medical supplies or an escape route

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Results released by the U.S. Census Bureau this month showed Black, Hispanic, American Indian and other minority residents were undercounted at greater rates in 2020 than in the previous decade

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Republicans are trying to link Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to radical opinions but the facts show she is well within the mainstream

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(David Grunfeld/The Advocate via AP, File) 

More than a third of America’s 101 HBCUs have been targeted by calls or emails threatening to set off bombs on their campuses since early January, with the vast majority arriving during the celebration of Black History Month

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Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-New Jersey) 

“Natural hair should be worn without fear of discrimination,” Rep. Hayes asserted moments after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the CROWN Act, banning hair-related discrimination.

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(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File) 

Demand for accountability comes as NBA investigates dozens of reported incidents of racist, misogynistic, and abusive behavior spanning the 17 years during Sarver’s ownership

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