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'Henrietta Lacks': A Donor's Immortal Legacy - A fluorescence micrograph of HeLa cells, derived from cervical cancer cells taken from Henrietta Lacks and named in her honor. Listen to the story on Fresh Air with Rbecca Skloot, NPR. Image by Tomasz Szul/Getty Images.

'Henrietta Lacks': A Donor's Immortal Legacy

A fluorescence micrograph of HeLa cells, derived from cervical cancer cells taken from Henrietta Lacks and named in her honor. Read "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" written by Rebecca Skloot

Fifty Years After ‘Loving v. Virginia’: Celebrating the Beauty of Interracial Marriage

Fifty Years After ‘Loving v. Virginia’: Celebrating the Beauty of Interracial Marriage

48 years (June since the Loving Vs. Virginia case that "invalidated laws prohibiting interracial marriage" (also called miscegenation)!

Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Summary "Doctors took her cells without asking. Those cells never died. They launched a medical revolution and a multimillion-dollar.

The wonderful Henrietta Lacks! ♡ When I saw this I immediately thought of my younger sister who will be starting Medical School in the Fall!!!! Thanks for paving the way Ms Lacks!

The wonderful Henrietta Lacks When I saw this I immediately thought of my younger sister who will be starting Medical School in the Fall! Thanks for paving the way Ms Lacks!>>>We learned about her in school! Thank you Ms.

The Lacks family today including Deborah, Henrietta's daughter, who greatly assisted Skloot in writing her book.

The Lacks family today including Deborah, Henrietta's daughter, who greatly assisted Skloot in writing her book.

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