Wellness Wishers: Black Women Helping Us Live Healthier Lives

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  • 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!
  • 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

Marvelyn Brown

Before Marvelyn Brown bravely spoke out about her HIV-status in 2004, there weren’t any millennial voices that had been infected with HIV through heterosexual sex in the media. Thanks to her book, PSAs and countless speaking engagements, millions of young Black adults can see how they are not invincible to HIV/AIDS.

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