- Jackson ready to be the first black woman on the Supreme Court
- Her Motto: Work hard, find a mentor, succeed big, tough skin against the little things
- Unusual legal career paths include public defender work, cases involving accused terrorists
Ketanji Brown Jackson, The first black woman to be nominated for a seat on the Supreme Courtt, know how it feels to be questioned about her qualifications.
She has the answer.
“I can’t recall a single time in my childhood in which I cared about the little things, misperceptions and underestimations that came to me,” Jackson said while accepting a Black Law Student Association Awards 2020. “What I remember is often thinking, ‘Hmm; well, I’ll show them.'”
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