FEATURED NEWS INTERVIEW
Black communities finding influence from historical figure over COVID vaccine
Henrietta Lacks' grandson Alfred Lacks Carter
and great-granddaughter Veronica Robinson
on Henrietta Lacks' legacy, COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, and how our family is uniting to empower our community to beat COVID-19.
The Amber Ruffin Show takes on COVID-19 vaccine hesitency. “Why are one third of Black Americans suddenly anti-vaxxers? How did we get here?” Amber answers that question with her signature style in a segment called, “How Did We Get Here?”
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. and executive produced by Robert F. Smith.