What is Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Peace Corps connection?


What Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, a top contender for Biden Supreme Court pick, has revealed about her personal side.

She has recounted in a 2017 speech that her parents, wanting to show pride in their African ancestry, asked her aunt, who was then in the Peace Corps in Africa, for a list of African girl names. Taking one of her suggestions, Jackson’s parents named her Ketanji Onyika, which she said they were told translates to”lovely one.”



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