As of June 30, 2022, Judge Ketanji Brown has officially been sworn in as a the 116th justice supreme court. Making history as the first African American woman to serve on the highest court. After confirming her seat with a vote of 53 to 47, Jackson moves forward by taking a constitutional oath, administered by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., and a judicial oath, administered by Justice Breyer.  

According to ABC News, after receiving confirmation, Jackson follows with giving thanks to her fellow colleagues and continues to proceed with a moving statement that captivates the world as it undergoes trial and error. “It has taken 232 years and 115 prior appointments, but we’ve made it.” Today, Jackson shows that nothing is deemed impossible when putting the work in.