Judge Faith: Defining Black girl power

Faith Jenkins once found herself being judged in a beauty pageant. But now she serves as the judge for one of TV’s top-rated court room shows. Within a decade, Jenkins went from swimsuits and diamond-encrusted crowns to a gavel and a bench. Beyond Black girl magic, that’s the definition of Black girl power. Days before […]

Cable TV Commentator and Attorney Faith Jenkins Offers Tools to Overcome Adversity

When Louisiana native Faith Jenkins was crowned Miss Louisiana in 2000 and later, first runner-up to Miss America 2001, you hadn’t seen the last of her. The seeds of destiny were just starting to take root. “I finished law school and moved to New York, practiced for seven years and then started doing commentary,” shares […]