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US Senate confirms first black woman to Supreme Court

Jackson will be the first black woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court.


The United States made history on Thursday when the Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first black woman to serve on the Supreme Court.

The upper house of Congress erupted in applause as the 51-year-old was endorsed by a 53-47 vote that ensures white men will not be a majority in the nation’s high court for the first time in 233 years .

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