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Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson as first Black woman on Supreme Court(15 images)

The Senate voted to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson's appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday. Nominated by President Joe Biden, Jackson will become the first Black woman to serve on the high court. She will replace retiring Justice Stephen Breyer.

Jackson wipes a tear as she speaks. Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI
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President Joe Biden (L) and Ketanji Brown Jackson watch the Senate vote on her confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court from the White House on Thursday. Photo by Joshua Roberts/UPI
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President Biden (C), Vice President Kamala Harris (R) and confirmed Associate Supreme Court Justice Jackson walk to the podium to celebrate her confirmation. Jackson will join the court in a few months. Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI
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President Biden speaks to celebrate Jackson's confirmation. On Twitter Biden called the vote a "historic moment for our courts and for our country." Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI
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