Lakesia Johnson http://iowapublicradio.org en Iconic Black Women http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iconic-black-women <p>Michelle Obama, Gabby Douglas, and Alice Walker are just&nbsp;three women who are reshaping the images of black women in America. Host Charity Nebbe talks with Grinnell College Associate Professor and author Lakesia Johnson about how black women have changed history and defied prejudice.&nbsp;Johnson explores the subject in her book &quot;Iconic: Decoding Images of the Revolutionary Black Woman&quot;.</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 16:23:13 +0000 Charity Nebbe 5973 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iconic Black Women