A moving tribute to Henrietta Lacks from her 3 sons, grandchildren and great-grand children in honor of her centennial year.
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Dr. Francis Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health
Dr. Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor, African American Studies, Princeton University
Rebecca Skloot, Author, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Helen Wilson-Roe, Black UK Artist
Camille Schrier, Miss America 2020; Bio Chemist
Dr. Roland Patillo, CELLebrate Henrietta Lacks Centennial Commissioner
Dr. Patrice Harris, Immediate Past President, Board of Trustees Member
Henrietta Lacks' great-granddaughter Veronica Robinson
discusses historical injustices that led to medical mistrust
and her family's work to empower black and brown communities
to get educated on the COVID-19 vaccine to make informed decisions with Chicago's WGN Medical Watch.
Featured on the award-winning series, Black History In Two Minutes, concise historical episodes on the African-American experience. Narrated by renowned historian, Henry Louis Gates Jr.
March's Centennial Conversation Conquering COVID-19: Advancing Equity One Year Later
Featuring Alfred Lacks Carter, Henrietta Lacks' Grandson; Veronica Robinson, Henrietta Lacks' Great-granddaughter; and Dr. Uché Blackstock, Founder & CEO of Advancing Health Equity.