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Film Screening: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Black History Month

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Told through the eyes of Henrietta Lacks’ daughter, this film chronicles her search, along with a journalist, to learn about the mother she never knew and understand how the unauthorized harvesting of her mother’s cancerous cells in 1951 led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs.

Discussion led by assistant dean of faculty Shelva Paulse will follow. Refreshments provided.

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Date:
February 22
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

Benson Auditorium
1050 N. Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711 United States