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California Governor nominates first openly Gay Black man to state Supreme Court

October 8, 2020

“I am not here in spite of the struggle; I’m here because of the struggle,” Justice Martin Jenkins said California Gov. Gavin Newsom nominated an openly gay man to the state’s Supreme Court for the first time in California history on Monday, October 5, 2020. Justice Martin Jenkins, a former prosecutor and judge, accepted the… [Read More]