On Friday, President Joe Biden confirmed he had nominated Judge Jackson to serve on the Supreme Court, making her the first-ever Black woman to be nominated to the high court. On Friday, Mr Biden shared a message on Twitter, within which he referred to Judge Jackson as “one of our nation’s brightest legal minds”, adding that she “will be an exceptional Justice.”
The Duchess of Sussex, 40, spoke to Anita Hill, professor at Brandeis University who has penned an op-ed in honour of Black History Month in the US.
During the piece for URL Media, Ms Hill commentated on Judge Jackson’s nomination, but also on the role of Black women in the political realm.
Professor Hill went on to add that she considered “the gravity of how this announcement must feel to so many”, adding that it led her to reflect on “moments in modern history where Black women of stature and credential entered arenas once thought to be inaccessible.”
Anita reached out to Meghan for her article because she “couldn’t help but see a measure of parallelism given her experience navigating uncharted territory as a Black woman”.
Meghan said: “The civil rights history of tomorrow is being written today.”
“Judge Jackson’s nomination has opened new ground for women’s representation at the highest level of a judicial system that for too long has tilted against the very community she hails from.
“For the millions of young women who will rightfully find inspiration from this moment, let’s remind…