Gwen Ifill

Gwen Ifill, an award-winning television journalist and author, passed away on Monday after a courageous battle with cancer.

Gwen Ifill rose through the ranks of journalism, defeating many stereotypes and "isms" along the way.

Gwen Ifill was a pioneering Black journalist, providing a role model for young Blacks aspiring to media careers, especially women. Ms. Ifill succumbed to her battle with cancer Monday at the age of 61, prompting a nation to mourn one of its most respected journalists. Ifill was born September 29, 1955 in New York City […]

Ifill died Monday in hospice care, where she was surrounded by friends and family.

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