In a historic moment this week, Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson was bestowed with a significant honor at Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.’s 56th National Convention in Indianapolis. The esteemed sorority, known for its commitment to sisterhood, scholarship, and service, inducted Justice Jackson as an honorary member, recognizing her exceptional achievements and contributions to the legal profession and society at large.
Alongside Justice Jackson, the roster of distinguished inductees includes Debra Lee, former Chairman and CEO of BET Networks; Ambassador Bonnie Denise Jenkins, esteemed diplomat and U.S. Ambassador; Channing Dungey, prominent television executive and producer; Tamika Catchings, retired WNBA legend and Olympic gold medalist; President of MSNBC Rashida Jones; and Phyllis Newhouse, esteemed businesswoman and technology entrepreneur.
The induction ceremony served as a powerful testament to the sorority’s commitment to recognizing women who have shattered barriers and made a lasting impact on society.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.’s tradition of honoring exceptional individuals is exemplified by Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, whose distinguished legal career and groundbreaking achievements have left an indelible mark on the legal landscape. Before ascending to the Supreme Court, she served as a federal judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, where her commitment to justice and integrity garnered widespread respect.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.’s recognition of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson and other prominent women at their 56th National Convention in Indianapolis is a testament to the sorority’s legacy of fostering leadership, academic excellence, and public service. Their collective influence serves as an inspiration to women across the nation, reinforcing the significance of diversity, representation, and the pursuit of justice in shaping a more equitable society.
As Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. continues to celebrate the accomplishments of these remarkable individuals, their induction underscores the transformative power of unity and sisterhood in empowering women to break barriers, create change, and leave an enduring legacy.
We at Watch The Yard would like to warmly welcome Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson to Black greekdom.