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The Official Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group / Articles posted by blackwaterbranding

At the Shuttered Reception and Preview on May 8, community members and friends came out to view the photos of Joe Giordano. Shuttered: Images from the Fall of Bethlehem Steel will run through April 2020.  Among the photographs were those of Lee Douglass and Eddie Bartee who were past recipients of HLLG’s Service Awards.   ...

On April 11th, the Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group in partnership with the Maryland Transportation Authority offered an Environmental STEM Presentation to commemorate Earth Day.  The presentation included a discussion on storm water pollution prevention and an EnvrionScape Activity.  The two organizations seek to interest young children in protecting the environment and stimulating interest in a...

Lacks family members (including Lawrence Lacks, Jeri Lacks Whye, and Shirley Lacks) met with Chris Wood to discuss the commissioned portrait of Mrs. Lacks that will hang just outside of the Community Meeting Room that will be named for her.  Artist Aaron Maybin is seated to the right on Mr. Lawrence Lacks.  Mrs. Lacks and...

Lee Douglas, Jr. was the son of a Sparrows Point steelworker who was disabled by an industrial accident at The Point. Lee started in June, 1946 after his discharge from the U.S. Marine Corps and became one of the most active and visible participants in the union and in The Steelworkers and Shipyard Workers for...