Jamilah Lemieux

Cindy Seip

Jamilah Lemieux is a renowned cultural critic and writer with a focus on issues of race, gender and sexuality. She formerly served as the Vice President of News and Men’s Programming for iOne Digital, where she helped spearhead the creation of CASSIUS, a progressive digital lifestyle platform, and as the Senior Editor for EBONY magazine, she played a key role in launching the publication’s website in 2012 and modernizing the brand voice and identity. In 2018, she launched The Lemieux Group, a consulting firm that provides communications, public relations and crisis management services. Lemieux’s written work has been featured via a host of print and digital platforms, including Essence,The GuardianColorlinesThe Washington PostThe Columbia Journalism ReviewThe Nation and The New York Times. In 2018, she was prominently featured in Lifetime’s critically acclaimed docuseries, Surviving R. Kelly. She has appeared as a commentator on various news programs for CNN, ABC, CBS, BET, Buzzfeed, MTV2, and MSNBC, as well as Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Vice’s Desus and Mero, TMZ and The Breakfast Club.