Bloomberg Law
Feb. 2, 2022, 6:43 PM

The Next SCOTUS Justice Will Be a Black Woman. Deal With It.

Vivia Chen
Vivia Chen

It’s hilarious that some folks are having a fit over President Joe Biden’s plan to put a Black woman on the Supreme Court to fill the seat of retiring Justice Stephen Breyer. You’d think it was the most outlandish and horrific presidential proclamation in recent history.

I’ve lost track but it seems the whining has reached a crescendo. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas recently called Biden’s pledge “offensive” and “an insult to Black women” on his podcast. (Query: What’s more amazing—that Cruz speaks for Black women or that there’s an audience for his podcast?) He added that Biden was essentially ...

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