Wellness Wishers: Black Women Helping Us Live Healthier Lives

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  • Harriet Washington
  • Dr. Dorothy Lavinia Brown
  • Henrietta Lacks
  • Hilary Beard
  • Jeanette Jenkins
  • 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

Hilary Beard

Whether health journalist Hilary Beard is overseeing editorial content for the Black AIDS Institute, writing health features for Essence and other Black media or writing books, for the past 20 years, she has ensured that African-Americans can get their hands on much needed information about our health. Read about her newest book, Promises Kept: Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life here.

(Photo: Courtesy hilarybeard.com)

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