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For Black women, hopes and dreams rest on Biden court choice


February 9, 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — When the pressure gets intense, law student Jasmine Marchbanks-Owens likes to wander the hallways of Howard University, examining the faded, framed photos of prominent Black graduates of decades past.

"It's just really inspiring to be able to see people that look like me that attended this university and became attorneys," says the first-year student, whose great-great grandmother was born into slavery. "So, when I get stressed out, I like to walk down here and look at all the names and see all the faces."

Most of the faces are men. But Marchbanks-Owens stops by the photo...

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