I’m Michel Martin, and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Coming up, my thoughts on why Paula Abdul’s decision to quit “American Idol” actually matters. That’s my Can I Just Tell You commentary, and it’s in just a few minutes.
But first, a supreme achievement, read one Puerto Rican newspaper headline last Friday, referring of course to Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s historic confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court. She is the third woman and the first person of Latino heritage to serve on the high court. And of course, he journey from the Bronx to the Supreme Court is being celebrated as another milestone on the path to a colorblind America.
But how does Justice Sotomayor’s story look to the many young women following in her footsteps? We decided to check in with a group of up-and-coming Latina law students to find out.
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