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Scientists Work To Overcome Legacy Of Tuskegee Study, Henrietta Lacks

An influential Harlem church is trying to help the National Institutes of Health overcome reluctance from some African-Americans to participate in a medical study of 1 million diverse Americans.

Relatives of Henrietta Lacks to speak at Maine university

The University of Southern Maine is set to host a lecture featuring descendants of Henrietta Lacks, the woman whose cancer cells continue to have an impact on medicine more than 60 years after they..
Seattle Times

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Whether you're into self help or classics, Business Insider published a list of 20 books that everyone should read in their 30s. It includes "The Tipping Point" by Malcom Gladwell, which has influenced..
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News video: NYT Bestselling author to visit CCC

NYT Bestselling author to visit CCC

Corning Community College welcomes a New York Times bestselling author next week.
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A Closer Look: Oprah's front row seat

In a year when the Emmy Awards celebrated the talent and tales of women and minorities, the Queen of television was snubbed. But Oprah demonstrated remarkable grace, sitting in the front row and,..

Emmys 2017: Here's the full winners list

Will This Is Us win big, or is Handmaid's Tale going all the way?  The 2017 Emmys, hosted by Stephen Colbert, air this evening.  SEE ALSO: 'Stranger Things' kids go on an awards show scavenger..

Vegas Unveils Emmys Odds: Maybe Throw a C-Note Down on ‘Master of None’?

vegas unveils emmys odds: maybe throw a c-note down on ‘master of none’?
Online sports book Bovada has posted its Emmy Awards odds, Julia Louis-Dreyfus is the biggest slam-dunk on the board, with 1/7 odds to win Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. That means to..
The Wrap

Emmy Nomination Predictions 2017: Women Rule Movies and Miniseries Thanks to ‘Feud’ and ‘Big Little Lies’

emmy nomination predictions 2017: women rule movies and miniseries thanks to ‘feud’ and ‘big little lies’
All but two of the Emmy categories that honor Limited Series and Made for Television movies make both formats compete against each other head-to-head — but make no mistake, this year is all about the..
The Wrap

Who Needs Dragons? How HBO Can Still Dominate Emmys Without ‘Game of Thrones’

who needs dragons? how hbo can still dominate emmys without ‘game of thrones’
This story first appeared in the Miniseries/Movies issue of TheWrap Emmy magazine. We know that HBO will be the network with the most Emmy nominations this year – -after all, the premium-cable..
The Wrap

Schulte Roth & Zabel Presents a New Co-Production Between Theater of War Productions and the Forum on Law, Culture & Society The Premiere of: Theater of Law

schulte roth & zabel presents a new co-production between theater of war productions and the forum on law, culture & society the premiere of: theater of law
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading law firm Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ) presented the premiere of Theater of Law, a new co-production between Theater of War Productions and the Forum on Law, Culture &..
Business Wire

Will Gilmore Girls Finally Get an Emmy?

The show was never nominated for comedy series or, as it later switched to, drama series, and none of the actors were singled out, despite Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for..

Exhibit Honoring Henrietta Lacks Kicks off 13-City Tour at African-American Health Equity Summit in D.C., Bringing Together More Than 200 National and Local Community and Health Advocates

exhibit honoring henrietta lacks kicks off 13-city tour at african-american health equity summit in d.c., bringing together more than 200 national and local community and health advocates
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Susan G. Komen hosts Juneteenth Health Equity Celebration: Reclaiming Our Story: An Exhibit & Conversation on Health Equity with the Lacks Family
Business Wire

Q&A: Could the Henrietta Lacks case happen today?

The story of the woman who unwittingly spurred a scientific bonanza made for a best-selling book in 2010. It’s now an HBO film with Oprah Winfrey portraying Lacks’ daughter Deborah. What happened?
Seattle Times

Channel24.co.za | Oprah Winfrey erupts in HBO's powerful Henrietta Lacks

Oprah Winfrey erupts in the new HBO film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks as a tormented woman in search of the mother she never knew.

Oprah Winfrey in The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks movie review

By now, you’ve probably read or at least scrolled passed one of the many reviews of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks that praise Oprah Winfrey’s performance. You’ve probably read the Bim..
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Renée Elise Goldsberry Hopes 'Henrietta Lacks' Movie Will Start Conversations

The actress plays a young African-American woman whose cells, which were taken without her knowledge or consent, went on to become "immortal."

Oprah's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Co-Stars Are Just as Enthralled With Her As You Are

Winfrey stars in the TV movie -- an adaptation of Rebecca Skloot's 2010 book of the same name -- and also acts as an executive producer. Skloot -- who worked with the Lacks family for years in order to..

What You Need to Know About Oprah Winfrey's "Absolutely Stunning" Performance in The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Oprah Winfrey is a force, both on screen and off. The media mogul has everybody buzzing with her new acting role in HBO's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. In the film, Winfrey plays...
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Oprah fires back against claims she's exploiting Henrietta Lacks

Oprah Winfrey shot down claims that she exploited Henrietta Lacks by making an HBO movie about her life.

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