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The Official Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group / Articles posted by blackwaterbranding (Page 3)

On January 11, 2019, members of the Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group met with County Executive John Olszewski Jr. to discuss the programs and initiatives of the organization. Among other things, Mr.Olszewski suggested he write a letter in support of the organization’s proposal for a commemorative stamp of Mrs. Lacks. He went on to praise the organization for its commitment...

On December 29, the Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group presented Mr. Louis S. Diggs with the HLLG Service Award in recognition of his contribution for the collection and preservation of the history of African Americans in Baltimore County. The award was presented during the Friends of Historical Cherry Hill’s program on Turner Station and Sparrows Point at the Diggs-Johnson Museum...

7-DAY BAHAMAS FUNDRAISER CRUISE   Join the Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group (HLLG) for a 100th Anniversary Celebration Cruise November 22‐29, 2020 Inside ‐ $742pp Ocean view ‐ $857pp Balcony ‐ $1,002pp *Must have passport; travel protection recommended (https://www.travelinsured.com/agency/?p=XXXXXXX ) Non‐refundable deposit made by check, payable to HLLG, 3807 Lochearn Dr, Baltimore, MD 21207 Other deposits by credit card payments only (credit card authorization/insurance waiver...

On Friday, November 16, members of the Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group visited the Separate Public Day School, Claremont High School, to discuss Henrietta Lacks and her contributions to medicine.  The group also collected submissions from students. This marked the first time in 6 years that the Annual Essay and Video Competition accepted submissions from special...

Thank you to all of our supporters for your enthusiastic response, thus far.  HLLG heard back from the Citizen's Stamp Advisory Committee via the Office of the Deputy Postmaster.  Unfortunately, CSAC will not consider our petition at this time.  However, we are invited to apply again in January 2019.  It is our full intention to...

By: Kamila Alexander, PhD, MPH, RN Dr. Kamila Alexander was the keynote speaker for the Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group’s 3rd Annual Luncheon on Friday, October 5, 2018. This is her speech. It is important that we take time to celebrate and honor the life and legacy of Henrietta Lacks. When I received the invitation to come talk to the Henrietta Lacks Legacy Group,...

  [caption id="attachment_17573" align="alignnone" width="5484"] BALTIMORE, MD - MARCH 22: A photo of Henrietta Lacks, sits in the living room of her grandson, Ron Lacks, 57, n Baltimore, MD on March 22, 2017. (Photo by Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post via Getty Images)[/caption]    Anne Branigin | Tuesday 10:55am Johns Hopkins University will pay tribute to Henrietta Lacks, the black woman...