Henrietta Lacks

Jerome Adams told CBS the hesitation among communities of color to take the COVID-19 vaccine "comes from a real place" but that leaders must restore trust.
In the early 1950s, the university's hospital stole cells from Lacks, who has been called the "mother of modern medicine."
Several people with “skin like mine” felt the way I did when I watched the movie.
Her cells have contributed to nearly every area of medical research.
She's helped save countless women from the disease that killed her.
Oprah Winfrey is a media mogul across all genres, but her acting career stands on it’s own two feet.
A group of black women reporters met with the queen of media and it was unforgettable.
She is making sure we know, and never forget, Lacks' story through a new film on her life.
The world wouldn't be the same had it not been for Henrietta.
The movie tells the true story of the Lacks family's efforts to obtain justice for their late mother.