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Yanick Rice Lamb

Yanick Rice Lamb

Yanick Rice Lamb, co-founder of FierceforBlackWomen.com, is chair of the Department of Media, Journalism and Film at Howard University.

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Oprah Winfrey and the Immortal Reach of Henrietta Lacks

Oprah Winfrey and the Immortal Reach of Henrietta Lacks

April 25, 2017

The Henrietta Lacks story, featured in a new HBO film co-starring and executive produced by Oprah Winfrey, shines light on medical injustices against African Americans. More »

Dorothy Height: A Woman Who Wore Many Hats

Dorothy Height: A Woman Who Wore Many Hats

February 22, 2017

Yanick Rice Lamb remembers the legacy of the formidable change-maker, who brought her own unforgettable style to a remarkable body of work. More »

Gwen Ifill’s Profound Impact on African-American Women Journalists

Gwen Ifill’s Profound Impact on African-American Women Journalists

December 4, 2016

The death of groundbreaking journalist Gwen Ifill was a stunning loss. She left a great legacy in the field, but her impact was especially profound for African-American journalists, especially women. More »

African-American History Museum Does Justice to Women

African-American History Museum Does Justice to Women

October 28, 2016

From Black Power to #BlackLivesMatter, the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture covers the highs, lows, and in-betweens—including the stories and contributions of women. More »