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UPDATE …. Crown Publishing is pushing back on Lawrence Lacks’ “inaccurate portrayal” accusations  and has responded via “a spokesperson from the Crown Publishing Group” with this statement: “Rebecca Skloot’s critically acclaimed and prize-winning book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, is a meticulously researched and reported work of independent journalism that we have been proud […]

Just go ahead and give Oprah Winfrey her Emmy now. HBO has finally released the first trailer for its upcoming anticipated film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Starring Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne and 2016 Tony winner Renée Elise Goldsberry, the made-for-television movie tells the real life story of Henrietta Lacks, a Black woman whose cervical cancer cells were used without her knowledge […]

This moving, true story just may land Oprah Winfrey an Emmy award come fall.   Oprah Winfrey continues to fill her plate with numerous projects and we reap the benefits. Despite co-starring in the OWN network drama Greenleaf, executive producing fellow OWN show Queen Sugar, starring in Ava DuVernay’s upcoming A Wrinkle in Time for […]