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.
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.
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.
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.
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.