See Photos of How Ketanji Brown Jackson's Family Supported Her During Confirmation Hearings

3/26/2022 4:33:00 AM

'Unconditional love.' See photos of how Ketanji Brown Jackson's family supported her during confirmation hearings

'Unconditional love.' See photos of how Ketanji Brown Jackson's family supported her during confirmation hearings

The Supreme Court nominee has spoken about her family's impact on her. See photos of her family supporting throughout her confirmation hearings.

made her opening statement at her Supreme Court confirmation hearing, she introduced the public to members of her “large extended family” as she thanked many of them for their support.own inability to tell the difference between it and the Declaration of Independence.What We Learned During Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings What We Learned During Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings By March 23, 2022 8:08 PM EDT T Ketanji Brown Jackson were marked by tense exchanges between Senators, the airing of grievances over confirmations past, and inflammatory descriptions of gruesome child porn cases that Jackson once ruled on.Here’s what’s in store for Ms Jackson in the days ahead: Will she face any more public hearings? Not likely.

Americans learned about Jackson’s qualifications and experiences while Senators took turns questioning her during four days of hearings on Capitol Hill.But throughout the week, viewers also witnessed the judge’s family sitting behind her each day, and saw the tremendous impact they’ve had on Jackson’s life.It was maddening to watch, and yet I know that Jackson cannot express her frustrations outwardly.Jackson, who could become the first Black woman on the Supreme Court, credited her father for inspiring her to pursue law, as he became a full-time law student when she was 4 years old.C.“My very earliest memories are of watching my father study—he had his stack of law books on the kitchen table while I sat across from him with my stack of coloring books.She knows, as does any Black woman in America, that if she gets upset, displays anger, or reacts with outrage, she will be immediately labeled an Angry Black Woman and all her credentials and hard work will not matter.” During that time, Jackson said her mother “pulled double duty” as both a parent and the family’s sole earner.As such, the next step for Ms Jackson is likely a vote by the Judiciary panel to advance her nomination.

Jackson’s husband, Patrick Jackson, and their two children, Leila and Talia, sat behind her throughout the week.In this way, they are like many Americans.She served four years as the vice chair of the bipartisan Sentencing Commission, when it waded into controversial issues like the difficult topic of child porn sentencing.Jackson spoke of the “unconditional love” she shares with her husband, and said to her daughters: “I am so looking forward to seeing what each of you chooses to do with your amazing lives in this incredible country.” Here’s a look at some of Jackson’s family members as they gave their support to her during the hearings.It’s an expectation that hearkens back to Mammy, the stereotype of a happily disenfranchised Black woman devoted to caring for the family that enslaved her no matter the personal cost, and to , which prescribed that Black people refrain from showing too much emotion in public as it might make white people uncomfortable, and it is still present in workplaces and schools today.This photo of Leila Jackson looking at her mother with pride on Mar.She also debated with lawmakers over whether she has a “judicial philosophy,” and was asked questions about controversial topics ranging from abortion to adding seats to the Supreme Court.21 has come to represent many things since it went viral online, including what Jackson's historic nomination means for young women of color.I’m Not Waiting to Reward Myself Black women in American society are effectively expected to fill two roles at work, the one they were hired to do and another role of making their coworkers comfortable at their own expense.Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin (Copyright 2022 The Associated Press.

When Leila was 11 years old, she wrote a letter to President Barack Obama asking him to nominate her mother to the Supreme Court.Sarahbeth Maney—The New York Times/Redux Patrick Jackson reaches over to take his wife’s hand during her confirmation hearing on March 21.To navigate the obstacles created by racist stereotypes, they must also hide their emotions.The case alleges Harvard University’s admissions process discriminates against Asian American applicants, and Jackson sits on the Board of Overseers of the school.Ketanji Jackson said she and her husband have an “unconditional love”—the couple met in college and have been married for 25 years.“I have no doubt that, without him by my side from the very beginning of this incredible professional journey, none of this would have been possible,” Jackson said in her opening statement.Like Jackson, they are in a no-win situation and must simply persevere as she has.“Patrick, I love you.Wade as settled law Jackson was repeatedly asked about abortion by Senators on both sides of the aisle.The White House and Democrats have still insisted that they are seeking bipartisan support for Ms Jackson’s nomination, citing her credentials and endorsements from a wide range of organisations including the Fraternal Order of Police.

” As she spoke to him, Patrick wiped away a tear.Many of their constituents will laud this behavior, and even those who don’t are likely to celebrate Jackson’s strength and never consider what these hearings have cost her emotionally.Jacquelyn Martin—AP Ketajh Brown, Ketanji's brother, sits with their parents Johnny and Ellery Brown during a moment of downtime on Tuesday."My parents also instilled in me—and in my younger brother Ketajh—the importance of public service," Jackson said in her opening statement.Senator Cory Booker spoke to this idea in his emotional tribute to Jackson when he told her, “You got here how every Black woman in America who’s gotten anywhere has done, by being, like Ginger Rogers said, ‘I did everything Fred Astaire did but backwards in heels.” The Supreme Court may decide the fate of Roe in the coming months—before Jackson would take the bench—after hearing a major challenge to the decision this term in.She added that after Ketajh graduated from Howard University, he became a police officer, and joined the Army after the 9/11 attacks.He served two tours in the Middle East as an infantry officer.For Jackson to reach this place, she has had to weather a lifetime of this treatment and not let it stop her.

Julia Nikhinson—Bloomberg/Getty Images Patrick Jackson's fashion choices made a small splash as the week progressed.“All Supreme Court cases are precedential, they’re binding and their principles and their rulings have to be followed,” Jackson said.For the first three days, his multicolor socks featured different notable Americans: Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and John F.She is the first, she will not be the last, and as with all trailblazers, her impact will be seen in the Black girls and women who too will learn to share their feelings in private and present a calm, composed face in public.Kennedy.Win McNamee—Getty Images; Andrew Harnik—AP; Bill Clark—CQ Roll Call/AP Leila Jackson, center, and Talia Jackson, right, look at their father Patrick Jackson during the hearing on March 21.” And it was.” Senator Marsha Blackburn, a Republican from Tennessee, also asked about the possibility of Roe being overturned, asking: “Do you commit to respecting the court’s decision if it rules that Roe “Whatever the Supreme Court decides in Dobbs will be the president of the Supreme Court,” Jackson responded.Jackson gave her daughters a special message during her opening statement that day:"Girls, I know it has not been easy as I have tried to navigate the challenges of juggling my career and motherhood.

And I fully admit that I did not always get the balance right," she said.More Must-Read Stories From TIME The Man Behind Ethereum."But I hope that you have seen that with hard work, determination, and love, it can be done.Blackburn asked Jackson about language in the brief that said: “Few American citizens who seek to exercise constitutionally protected rights must run a gauntlet through a hostile, noisy crowd of ‘in-your-face’ protesters." Sarahbeth Maney—The New York Times/Redux At the end of the day on March 23, Jackson received a kiss from her husband.Much of Patrick's side of the family, including his brothers, their spouses, and his parents, also came to support Jackson in person.And Jackson thanked her family members that could not be present as well:"There are so many others who are not here today, but who I need to acknowledge," she said.“It’s not the way that I think of or characterize people.

"I have a large extended family, on both sides; they are watching from Florida, North Carolina, New Jersey, Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Colorado, and beyond." Susan Walsh—AP More Must-Read Stories From TIME The Man Behind Ethereum.

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Propaganda 'The first black woman on the Supreme Court'. That sounds soo racist. Time news doing sht. Floyd has more more family members in his funeral after a policeman choked him to death .. True. The picture tells it all. So does the meme below, but in a different way. It's An Excellent Big deal the families always support the nominee

Such a beautiful family. That picture with Ketanji’s daughter is so precious. So much love and pride. ❤️❤️❤️ Love with no boundaries to it's highest level.

What Black Women Saw at Judge Jackson's Confirmation Hearings'It was maddening to watch, and yet I know that Jackson cannot express her frustrations outwardly.' absurd pedocrat

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