Losing RBG Feels Like Losing My Grandmothers Again

On Friday, like a large number of people in this country, I received a number of messages made up of a single expletive as news broke that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg had passed away due to complications from pancreatic cancer. My immediate reaction was disbelief, followed by bone deep grief. Both of my grandmothers passed away in 2017, and RBG has always reminded me of them. Her resolute demeanor in the face of challenge after challenge, her deep belief in and consistent advocacy for gender equality, her no-nonsense, practical approach to life, and her…