Lindiwe Vilakazi

The Washington Informer

Reporter Profile

Lindiwe Vilakazi reports for The Washington Informer, a multimedia news organization serving African Americans in the metro Washington, D.C. area. Previously, she was a contributing editor at Acumen Magazine, a Washington-based publication featuring investigative stories that examine eugenics, African-American history, social movements and popular culture. Vilakazi says that she is an investigative journalist whose work highlights the lives and stories of those groups of people who often go unnoticed in the mainstream news. Her freelance work has appeared in several digital and print publications.

Beat: Health care in the Black community of DC

This multimedia journalist covers health disparities, healthcare and their impact on residents of Washington D.C., and the surrounding areas.