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Our color conscious Constitution

October 20, 2022

In her now celebrated exchange with Alabama’s Solicitor General, our newest Supreme Court Justice, Ketanji Brown Jackson, eviscerated his argument that our Constitution is and should be “colorblind.” Rather, she declared, the intent of those who framed 14th and 15th amendments was to be “color conscious” in safeguarding the civil liberties of the 4 million enslaved Black people freed by the Civil War.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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