Woman's National Democratic Club

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson – A Supreme Court Nominee for Today’s America

There is no doubt that Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson brings stellar credentials to her nomination to become the newest justice on the United States Supreme Court. She earned her undergraduate degree and law school degree from Harvard. She has worked in a major law firm, a federal public defender, she clerked for three judges, including … Read more

Moving America One Step Closer to Becoming a More Perfect Union

When President Biden promised during his campaign to nominate the first African American female to the US Supreme Court, the hue and cry from the far right was predictable. Senator Mitch McConnell who engineered a blockade of the last nominee from a Democratic president, Merrick Garland, warned Biden against basing his selection on the demands … Read more

Haiti on the Brink of Anarchy

With a constitutional referendum due in September and also with presidential and legislative elections due, mercenaries on the 7th of July 2021, took the fate of the Caribbean island of Haiti into their own hands when they assassinated President Jovenel Moïse. It begs the question whether this is the new genre of determining the will … Read more

Combating Systemic Racism in Public Health

On April 8, 2021, Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, declared racism a serious public health threat. This is a governmental acknowledgement that certain policies and practices are in place for the purpose of denying equal access to rights, privileges, benefits, and services based on race and ethnicity. … Read more

Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides, Who Pays

Today’s far-right Republican Party has been terrified of “Replacement” since Democratic gains in the 2018 national and state midterms, and the election of President Joe Biden in 2020. The increasing numbers of non-white voters has resulted in new voter restriction laws in 43 states:  fewer voting stations, decreased hours available for voting, more difficulty in … Read more