University of Wisconsin–Madison Medical College of Wisconsin

Premature Death

Premature Death

Lilada Gee
Digital Design

Artist Statement

“Black people–young and old–are dying too early and too often from racist medical practices, still!”

Artist Info

Lilada Gee is an artist, muralist, healer, preacher, author and international inspirational speaker and podcast host. Drawing upon her experiences as a survivor of both childhood sexual abuse and domestic violence, Lilada founded a non-profit organization—Defending Black Girlhood—that specializes in advocating for Black girls being safe in their homes, schools and communities to live, learn and be loved.