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The Official Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group / Articles posted by blackwaterbranding (Page 2)

The Recent Activity Honoring Mrs. Henrietta Lacks: A Conversation with 3 Generations of Lacks Women Shirley Lacks, Jeri Lacks Whye, and Aiyana Rodgers will share their understanding of the recent activity around the legacy of their mother-in-law, grandmother, and great- grandmother respectively. Servant Courtney Speed will add her perspective on the journey. Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:30pm—7:00pm Martin D. Jenkins Hall Behavioral and Social Sciences Center (BSSC...

THE TURNER STATION HERITAGE FOUNDATION COMMITTEE Presents Our 22nd BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2019 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. Honoring Henrietta Lacks August 1, 1920 – October 4, 1951 Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group 6th Annual Essay & Video Competition Encouraging Our Future Writers & Videographers from Middle and High School, Home and Special Needs Schools as they enlighten the world about Henrietta Lacks. MT....

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 6th Annual Essay and Video Competition.  This year we received a record number of amazing submissions.  Our judges were unanimous in suggesting that theirs was an extremely difficult task given the sheer number of outstanding submissions.  Teachers and parents, you can be very proud! This is what we...

Dr. Andrew Cherlin, chair, Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University and two of his graduate students (Durgesh Solanki and Yige Dong) enjoyed a presentation on Turner Station and tour on December 21, 2018. One of the 4 signature programs of HLLG, tours are available for small and large groups. Contact us at hlackslegacy@gamil.com for more information....

The Turner Station Heritage Foundation Committee’s 22 nd Black History Celebration will be held on Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 651 Mount Olive Road, Turner Station, Maryland 21222, Rev. Jeffrey Ball, pastor. For the past few years, the Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group’s Essay and Video Competition winners have been announced...

Servant Courtney Speed urged Baltimore County Council members to vote in favor of the Revitalization of Sparrows Point on December 11. She explained, “There was a time when moving to Sparrows Point or Turner Station meant the promise of opportunity.  Henrietta Lacks and her husband David “Day” sought that promise when they moved to Turner Station in 1941, where...