Born in Antigua, Now US District Court Judge-Her Journey Simply Amazing!

Who would have known that a woman from the small island of Antigua would become a US District Court Judge.

From a young age Brodie knew she wanted to become a lawyer but with limited resources, raised by a single mother, that dream seem impossible. At 15, that all changed when she was reunited with her father and migrated to the US. Finally Brodie could realize her dream to become a lawyer.

However, it was not a smooth journey and this is where listening to Brodie share her story makes this empowering. Here is a clip from Brodie’s commencement speech at her alma mater St Francis College.

For anyone who might be thinking of giving up on their dreams, I hope Brodie’s story is an inspiration.

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Tisha Ricketts
Born and raised in Freeport Bahamas, I am a lover of Caribbean life and all things equal. I believe that someday, the Caribbean will come together as one nation
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