Gwen Ifill

Legendary journalist Gwen Ifill recently died from this disease, which happens to be the most common kind of gynecological cancer in women.

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

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

The host of "Washington Week" and "PBS NewsHour" lost her battle to cancer on Monday.

The moderator shocked audiences when she flipped the script and asked about White people's issues in this country right now.