Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed as the next U.S. Supreme Court justice | USA TODAY


Of the 115 justices in the Supreme Court’s 233 year history, 108 have been white men. Only five have been women, and three have been people of color.

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The Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court on Thursday afternoon, making her the 116th justice – and first Black woman – to serve on the nation’s highest court. The Senate’s historic vote was 53-47 with three Republicans – Sens. Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, and Mitt Romney of Utah joining every member of the Democratic caucus in voting for her confirmation.

President Joe Biden nominated Jackson in February, after Associate Justice Stephen Breyer announced he would retire at the end of the current court term. Though confirmed, Jackson will wait months to take her seat on the bench, until Breyer officially steps down.

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