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Renee Parker Sekander

Renee Parker Sekander

Renee Parker Sekander is the former Executive Director of Organize Tennessee. She is a queer Black woman born and raised in Memphis and a University of Tennessee Knoxville graduate. Her background is in activism, electoral politics, and talking on megaphones about issues that are important to her and her community.

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Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., administers the Constitutional Oath to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson in the West Conference Room, Supreme Court Building. Dr. Patrick Jackson holds the Bible. Credit: Fred Schilling, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States. (Photo: Getty Images)

Black voters’ trust in SCOTUS, buoyed by first Black woman justice, plummets with abortion decision

By: - September 9, 2022

In many ways, the U.S. Supreme Court’s actions over the past few years serve as a blueprint of what not to do if you’re a Tennessee judge looking to build public trust in our state courts. The Supreme Court continues to issue hostile, unsigned, eleventh-hour rulings with little to no transparency through a secretive process […]