Wellness Wishers: Black Women Helping Us Live Healthier Lives

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  • We Can Do It!
  • First Lady Michelle Obama
  • Jocelyn Elders
  • Alicia Keys
  • Mary Eliza Mahoney
  • Dr. Rachael Ross
  • Myra Adele Logan
  • Michelle Williams
  • Mamie Phipps Clark
  • Nicole Ari Parker
  • Dr. Michelle Gourdine
  • Rebecca Lee Crumpler
  • K. Michelle
  • Marvelyn Brown
  • Dr. Regina Benjamin
  • Harriet Washington
  • Dr. Dorothy Lavinia Brown
  • Henrietta Lacks
  • Hilary Beard
  • Jeanette Jenkins

We Can Do It!

For generations, Black women have made amazing contributions to the medical and public health field. Whether being a celebrity spokesperson or being the first Black female doctor or changing the way that we talk about health, these amazing African-American women are inspirations to us all. — Kellee Terrell (@kelleent

(Photos from left: Win McNamee/Getty Images, Lacks Family via The Henrietta Lacks Foundation/AP Photo, Cindy Ord/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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