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World Petition to Rename Brooklyn Building After Ruth Bader Ginsburg Signed By 100,000

20:10  21 september  2020
20:10  21 september  2020 Source:   newsweek.com

Obituary: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

  Obituary: Ruth Bader Ginsburg The US Supreme Court justice was a feminist heroine, cultural icon and national treasure.Ginsburg became only the second woman ever to serve as a justice on the nation's highest court.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams set up the Change.org request, urging Mayor Bill de Blasio to rename Joralemon Street's Brooklyn Municipal Building after Justice Ginsburg . The petition has surpassed 100 , 000 signatures on the way to its 150, 000 goal. "Justice Ginsburg never let you forget

brooklyn - building - ruth - bader - ginsburg . As the article says, the Brooklyn Borough President requested it two years ago. But I think it's more typical to name things after dead people than living people.

a close up of a street in front of a building: The Brooklyn Municipal Building pictured after a mural reading 'Black Lives Matter' was painted on June 30, 2020 © John Lamparski/Getty The Brooklyn Municipal Building pictured after a mural reading 'Black Lives Matter' was painted on June 30, 2020

A petition is calling upon New York City's mayor to rename one of Brooklyn's iconic government buildings in honor of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams set up the Change.org request, urging Mayor Bill de Blasio to rename Joralemon Street's Brooklyn Municipal Building after Justice Ginsburg. The petition has surpassed 100,000 signatures on the way to its 150,000 goal.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Outsider’s Champion, Has Died at 87

  Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Outsider’s Champion, Has Died at 87 Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court justice, trailblazing feminist, and the closest thing to a folk hero the high court has ever seen, has died at the age of 87. The Supreme Court announced that she died Friday due to complications from metastatic pancreas cancer. In a statement dictated to her granddaughter just days before her death, Ginsburg said, “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.” Tributes began pouring in instantly. The chief justice, John Roberts, said in a statement that the country had lost “a jurist of historic stature.”“We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams launched a campaign Thursday to rename the Brooklyn Municipal Building after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg . Ginsburg , 85, a native of Flatbush, is celebrating her 25th year on the bench. She was appointed to the nation’s highest court

Sign up for 6sqft's newsletter! Thank you, your sign -up request was successful! In some not-terrible Supreme Court news, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg could be getting a Brooklyn Building Adams first asked Mayor Bill de Blasio in November to rename the building , which currently holds a number

"Justice Ginsburg never let you forget she was a Brooklynite. We want—as Brooklynites—to let her know, as she looks down on us, that we will never forget what she has carried on for not only the city, but our entire country," a spokesman for Adams told Newsweek.

"We must demand that the Mayor of the city of New York no longer delay and put her name on the Brooklyn Municipal Building to show the respect of a legacy. It has taken too long."

Incredible life of the woman who became the Notorious RBG

  Incredible life of the woman who became the Notorious RBG Ruth Bader Ginsburg served as a Supreme Court justice for almost 27 years. Her death at aged 87 means that President Donald Trump will be able to nominate another justice.She passed away from complications of pancreatic cancer at the age of 87.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born in Brooklyn where she was raised and attended New York City Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become an icon, affectionately referred to as the “Notorious RBG.” We cannot acknowledge an accomplishment that takes one step forward but sends us 100 steps back.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent a lifetime flourishing in the face of adversity before being appointed a Supreme Court justice, where she successfully fought against gender discrimination and unified the liberal block of the court. She was born Joan Ruth Bader on March 15, 1933 in Brooklyn , New York.

Ginsburg died on Friday evening due to complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas at the age of 87.

A Brooklyn native, Justice Ginsburg grew up in Midwood and made history as the second female justice to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg wearing glasses and looking at the camera: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Georgetown University Law Center in February, 2020. Sarah Silbiger/Getty © Sarah Silbiger/Getty U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Georgetown University Law Center in February, 2020. Sarah Silbiger/Getty

Adams described the legal and cultural icon as a "daughter of Brooklyn," having led a life akin to a "quintessential New York story."

"Our country has lost a legal giant and trailblazer in Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg," Adams tweeted on Saturday.

"A daughter of Brooklyn, Justice Ginsburg spent her life advocating tirelessly for the rights of the vulnerable and marginalized in our society, including women, seniors, and the LGBTQ+ community."

The borough president went on to lead a rally outside the Brooklyn Municipal Building on Sunday, calling on the community to "pick up the baton" and "honor this daughter of Brooklyn for her lasting contributions to our country."

Celebrities are flooding social media with tributes to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

  Celebrities are flooding social media with tributes to Ruth Bader Ginsburg 'Justice Ginsburg paved the way for so many women, including me.'Ginsburg, who was 87, is most known for her fearless defence of gender equality and women's rights. She recently announced her cancer had returned, although she said she would remain on the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg , who died at age 87 on Friday, reached the heights of power at her own pace, always recalibrating the time she put to family and her pioneering career.

If there is any question whether 86-year-old Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg , who has spent her life steeped in issues concerning women's rights, is slowing down after four bouts of cancer, it was not evident Wednesday morning in Washington.

"We want to let Ruth Bader Ginsburg know, as she looks down on us, we will never forget what she's carried on for not only the city, but our entire country," Adams tweeted on the day.

Tagging Mayor de Blasio, he added: "Put her name on the Brooklyn Municipal Building. No more delay. It's taken too long."

Ginsburg made history as the second female justice to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, where she stayed for 27 years.

She was a staple in the legal fight for women's rights in the 1970s and was instrumental in launching the American Civil Liberties Union's Women's Rights Project in 1973.

Soon after her passing was announced, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo commemorated her life's work and dedication in a tweet.

"NY's heart breaks with the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg," he wrote.

"During her extraordinary career, this Brooklyn native broke barriers & the letter RBG took on new meaning - as battle cry & inspiration."

Cuomo later released an official statement, saying: "Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg selflessly pursued truth and justice in a world of division, giving voice to the voiceless and uplifting those who were pushed aside by forces of hate and indifference.

"As a lawyer, jurist, and professor, she redefined gender equity and civil rights and ensured America lived up to her founding ideals - she was a monumental figure of equality, and we can all agree that she deserves a monument in her honor."

He added: "While the family of New York mourns Justice Ginsburg's death, we remember proudly that she started her incredible journey right here in Brooklyn."

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called Ginsburg an "unparalleled hometown hero" and promised to begin plans for a Ruth Bader Ginsburg memorial.

Cuomo also announced on Saturday that a statue honoring the late Supreme Court justice will be placed in her native Brooklyn.

A commission is set to oversee the process and select an artist and a specific location for the memorial in the next few days.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A life in pursuit of gender equality .
Bader Ginsburg's voice for the 'excluded and oppressed' in gender and immigration cases will be missed.After Ginsburg's death on Friday, Domingo Garcia, national president of the League of United Latin American Citizens, said: "She was well aware of her place in history as one of the voices for the excluded, the oppressed and those trying to find real justice.

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