The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, A Review

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, A Review

The story of Henrietta Lacks is the narrative of black femininity. Lacks mirrors the exposed and dismembered Saartje Baartman in life and death exploitation, embodying the dehumanization and carelessness faced by countless black female bodies in traditional and contemporary settings. Yet, to some, the book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is a resounding work of [...]