Justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson: An American Story

Patricia Timmons-Goodson did not see the North Carolina Supreme Court in her future, but she became the first African American woman to take the state’s highest bench. In our A Storied Past: North Carolina’s African American History video series, Justice Timmons-Goodson shares what propelled her ahead and how the love and discipline in her U.S. military family shaped her will power.

Producer: Melody Hunter-Pillion. NC State University Public History

Music: Kevin MacLeod