Ketanji Brown Jackson Adds To A List Of Black Women Who’ve Achieved Political Firsts

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Portrait of Mrs. Constance Baker Motley

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Constance Baker Motley

Appointed by President Lyndon Johnson to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in 1966, Constance Baker Motley was the first Black woman to serve as a federal judge.

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