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Gov. Whitmer to appoint first Black woman to serve on Michigan Supreme Court

With Bolden’s historic appointment, Democrats will maintain a 4-3 majority on the court

By Steve Neavling

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Tuesday that she will appoint the first Black woman to the Michigan Supreme Court. Whitmer is selecting state Rep. Kyra Harris Bolden, D-Southfield, to fill the seat vacated by the resignation of Justice Bridget McCormack, a Democratic nominee...

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