CHICAGO - An attorney in Chicago is on the brink of making history.
Candace Jackson-Akiwumi has been nominated by President Joe Biden to become a judge on the federal appeals court in Chicago.
She would become the only Black woman on the 7th District Court.
Jackson-Akiwumi is a federal defender.
She would become the first judge on the appeals court to come from that position.
Biden has pushed to increase diversity in the federal court system.