The Guardian: ‘It would be glorious’: hopes high for Biden to nominate first Black woman to supreme court

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This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on April 20, 2021.

Daniel L Goldberg, legal director of the progressive Alliance For Justice, said to call the moment “overdue” did not capture it.

“It is stunning that in the entire history of the republic, that no African American woman has sat on the highest court in the country,” Goldberg said. “For way too long in our nation’s history, the only people who were considered suitable and qualified for the court happened to be white males.”

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