Downtown State Judge To Become First Black Woman On Illinois Supreme Court
Illinois Supreme Court (AP Photo/Seth Perlman File)

A downstate Republican judge is set to make history on the Illinois Supreme Court.  Fourth District Appellate Justice Lisa Holder White has been appointed to replace the retiring Illinois Supreme Court Justice Rita Garman.   White will be the first Black woman to serve on the state’s high court.  Her term is effective July 8th through December 2nd, 2024.