Ketanji Brown Jackson: The First Black Woman To Serve On The Supreme Court

It's official! Ketanji Brown Jackson is the first Black woman ever to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Senators Meet With Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson

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Jackson was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday, by a final vote of 53-47.

Three Republican Senators -- Susan Collins, Mitt Romney, and Lisa Murkowski -- joined all 50 Senate Democrats in voting for Jackson's confirmation.

But she won't be starting her new job right away...

Jackson won't join the Court until this summer, when current Justice Stephen Breyer retires. Breyer has said his retirement will begin when the current Supreme Court session ends, which will be sometime in late June or July.

Read the full report on The Business Insider.

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