Long Beach Branch NAACP Mourns the Loss of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

LB NAACP joins the nation and the world in mourning the lost of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of the most influential Supreme Court Justices in modern history, passed away Friday. She had served on the Supreme Court since 1993. I am in complete shock. She was more than an icon, or a tenacious champion of women’s rights – -she was in every sense of the phrase, an American Hero.

It is simply too hard to grasp the loss our nation has suffered. Her life and her legacy have inspired generations of Americans. And on her passing, we must rededicate ourselves to fighting for those ideals she believed in and fought for–the rights and protections of the person less well off, the outsider, the marginalized.

She believed in what was right, what was good, and what was just. We can only follow in her example and live up to her credo that we are all equal under the law.

I can’t imagine the world without her. Rest in peace, Justice Ginsburg