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Video: Film On Henrietta Lacks Coming Out In April


I’ve written before about the terrible TED-Ed video and lesson on Henrietta Lacks (see Disappointing New TED-Ed Video & Lesson On Henrietta Lacks) and the wonderful one created by students (see Here’s The Video TED-Ed SHOULD HAVE MADE About Henrietta Lacks – I’ve also embedded it at the end of this post).

HBO has just released a trailer for a movie adaptation they’ve done of the great book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. It stars Oprah Winfrey and Rosie Byrne, and looks like it will a film worthy of Ms. Lacks legacy. Its debut comes on April 22nd.

Here it is:

And here’s the one created by kids:

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I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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