Brett Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford has been nominated by faculty for the University of North Carolina Distinguished Alumna award.
People in the UNC community are already circulating a petition supporting Ford’s nomination for the prize. Ford’s allegations against Kavanaugh were not backed up by any concrete evidence and did not stop Kavanaugh from being confirmed to the Supreme Court.
Ford was nominated for the award by a professor at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where she earned an undergraduate degree in experimental psychology in 1988.
In a letter obtained by The Hill, Jennifer Ho, a professor in the university’s Department of English and Comparative Literature, said Ford did “something that was extraordinary” earlier this year when “she told the truth about a sexual assault she experienced when she was fifteen years old at the hands of Judge Brett Kavanaugh.”
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