Geraldine Hines ’71 on being named the first African-American woman to serve on the Massachusetts Supreme Court

Geraldine Hines

Geraldine HinesGeraldine Hines ’71 on being named the first African-American woman to serve on the Massachusetts Supreme Court, after growing up in the segregated South:

“ I could never have imagined getting here from there, a place where the spirit-crushing regime of racial oppression claimed so many dreams, so many possibilities, and even lives.”
— Boston Herald