Look for the launch of our newly named organization and website coming soon.

In the spring of 2013, the JTBF board of directors and advisory council, facilitated by JTBF staff, voted to change the organization name from Just The Beginning Foundation (JTBF) to Just The Beginning – A Pipeline Organization (JTB-APO) to more clearly define its overall mission and vision.

 

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First African-American Federal Judge with Life Tenure
 
Irvin C. Mollison First African-American to Hold a Judgeship Later Converted to a Position with Life Tenure

First African-American Judge Appointed to the United States Supreme Court

Thurgood Marshall First African-American Judge Appointed to the United States Supreme Court
First African-American Appointed to a Circuit Court of Appeals
 
William H. Hastie First African-American Judge Appointed to a Circuit Court of Appeals
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 First African-American Appointed to a Federal District Court
 
James B. Parsons First African-American Judge Appointed to a Federal District Court
First African-American Woman Appointed to the Federal Judiciary   Constance B. Motley First African-American Woman Appointed to the Federal Judiciary

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