'She Thrives': 4 Black Women Making History in Boston - NECN

'She Thrives': 4 Black Women Making History in Boston

Left to right: Dimock Center CEO Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan; Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Associate Justice Kimberly Budd; Boston Police Department Deputy Superintendent Nora Baston; U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley

This Black History Month, NBC10 Boston's Latoyia Edwards is bringing stories of black women in Boston who are making a difference in their communities and making history.

Edwards is interviewing four dynamic women about their life's path and how they hope to continue inspiring and confronting inequality.

Photo credit: NBC10 Boston/Mark Garfinkel

Dimock Center CEO Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan

Under Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan's leadership, the Dimock Center in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood has opened an innovative residential drug treatment facility and has launched a holistic approach to health and wellness.

Photo credit: NBC10 Boston/Mark Garfinkel

Mass. Supreme Judicial Court Associate Justice Kimberly Budd

Kimberly Budd has sat on the Mass. Supreme Judicial Court bench as an associate justice since 2016, and is the third African American to be on the bench.

Photo credit: NBC10 Boston/Mark Garfinkel

Boston Police Dept. Superintendent Nora Baston

Nora Baston aims to cultivate a positive relationship between young people and Boston police officers as the leader of the department's new community engagement bureau.

Photo credit: Mary Schwalm/AP

U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley

Ayanna Pressley is the first black woman to be elected to represent Massachusetts in Congress, gaining national recognition when she defeated 10-term incumbent Michael Capuano.

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