Black History Made With The Fed Reserve And On The Court

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FILE - Lisa Cook, nominee to be a member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, speaks during the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee confirmation hearing on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022, in Washington. On Tuesday, May 10, 2022, the Senate confirmed economist Cook to serve on the Federal Reserve's board of governors, making her the first Black woman to do so in the institution's 108-year history. (Ken Cedeno/Pool Photo via AP, File)
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In a 51-50 vote with Vice President Harris breaking the tie, the Senate has confirmed Lisa Cook to serve on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. She will be the first Black woman to sit on the panel in its 108 year history.

Click ▶️ to listen to AURN Washington Correspondent Ebony McMorris’s report: 

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