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Sonia Sotomayor
Photo by Ron Wurzer
Justice for All

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor joins a wildly enthusiastic group of students after speaking at The HUB March 10 as part of a book tour for My Beloved World, her autobiography about growing up the daughter of poor immigrants from Puerto Rico. Sotomayor—the first Latina on the Supreme Court—talked about growing up in the Bronx, her college experience, the state of politics and how to get more minorities and women in government. “I’m very optimistic,” she said, “about the power of minorities to change the dialogue in this country.” And judging by the message on the video monitor, she was darn good at encouraging dissent.