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Joe Biden Says He’ll Nominate a Black Woman to the Supreme Court. Here Are 6 Options.

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Joe Biden Says He’ll Nominate a Black Woman to the Supreme Court. Here Are 6 Options.

By Jessica Mason Pieklo via

A look at Black women who former Vice President Joe Biden could nominate to the U.S. Supreme Court if he wins the presidency.

Former Vice President Joe Biden promised on Sunday to nominate the first Black woman to the U.S. Supreme Court should he win the White House in November. 

He made the vow during a Democratic presidential debate with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). Pitching to women voters, and Black women voters in particular, has become an important part of Biden’s campaign. He also committed during the debate to choose a woman as his running mate, which he’s hinted at doing in the past.

A lot needs to happen between now and November before a Black woman is nominated—let alone confirmed—to the Supreme Court. And Biden can make all the promises he wants. None of those promises will mean anything if Democrats fail to win the Senate in November, since…

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