Henrietta Lacks by Kadir Nelson

Henrietta Lacks “Mother of Modern Medicine” saved and continues to save and extend the lives of millions of people around the world. Ms. Lacks was honored with a portrait by Kadir Nelson to be displayed at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of African American History and Culture. May her name and legacy never be forgotten.

https://nmaahc.si.edu/about/news/national-portrait-gallery-presents-portrait-henrietta-lacks-co-acquisition-national

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