Skip to main content
Got a Tip?

Henrietta Lacks

Johns Hopkins University To Name Building After Henrietta Lacks

Over 60 years after using her cells without her permission, giving way to several discoveries and advancements in the medical field, Johns Hopkins University announced…

Ida B. Wells, Marsha P. Johnson & More Hidden Figures Receive Obituaries In ‘Overlooked’ Series

The New York Times is looking to rewrite history with their Overlooked series highlighting women like Ida B. Wells, Henrietta Lacks and Nella Larson, who’s legacies were…

Donald Glover, Viola Davis, Sterling K. Brown And More Earn Emmy Nomination Nods

It’s Emmy’s season and the awards show announced their nominations live this Thursday morning (July 13) from the Wolf Theatre in L.A. at the Television Academy’s Saban…

HBO’s Exploration Of Henrietta Lacks’ Legacy Will Leave You Wanting More

Medical research has come a long way since the 1950s due in large part to the propagation of the first immortal human cell line by a scientist at the Johns Hopkins…

Interview: Jazmine Sullivan & Kadir Nelson Bring Henrietta Lacks To Life With ‘The HeLa Project’ Exhibit

The creatives speak to VIBE about their artistic contributions in conjunction with HBO’s film, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. To many, Henrietta Lacks…

HBO Sets A Date For The Premiere Of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

The life of Henrietta Lacks is finally getting the movie treatment, courtesy of HBO. It was announced Tuesday (Feb. 14) the film titled “The Immortal Life of Henrietta…