‘Retired judge makes his own black history’

For Black History Month, the Catholic Explorer in the Diocese of Joliet, Ill., interviewed a retired county court judge who says he leaned heavily on his faith in his 15 years on the bench. Raymond Bolden, who asked the Holy Spirit to walk with him to the courtroom, told the paper about growing up with baseball legends Jackie Robinson and Ernie Banks as heroes who showed him the heights to which a young black could aspire.

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