Interview: Michigan Supreme Court Justice Kyra Harris Bolden discusses historic appointment, family history

LANSING, Mich.Kyra Harris Bolden will be the first to tell you that law wasn’t even on her radar when she grew up in Southfield. She aspired to become a psychologist, but while in college at Grand Valley State University, both a conversation with two young girls and a revelation about the brutal lynching of her grant grandfather changed the path of her life forever.

Watch in the player above Rhonda Walker’s interview with Michigan’s first Black woman Supreme Court Justice.

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Rhonda Walker has been helping Detroiters get motivated and ready for the day for the past 22 years. A confessed morning person, this award winning talented and versatile journalist starts her day at 2:00 am to co-anchor the weekday morning newscast at WDIV-Local 4 News. A position she’s held since 2003.