A Black Bay Area parent and community activist reflects on the Ketanji Brown Jackson hearings
SFGate, by Amira Barger, March 30, 2022
I hope my daughter never has to endure the treatment Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has been subjected to.
Being a Black woman and the mother of a young Black girl, I felt it was important for her to witness this historical moment. But instead of the positive experience it could have been, the scene that played out was sadly familiar. As we sat together watching the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, my nine-year-old wondered why Texas Sen. Cruz frequently interrupted Jackson.