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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...

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...

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...

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...