In honor of African American History Month the Liberal Arts Division presents:
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, 6 PM, Bremer Theater.
FREE film tells the story of a woman who contributed to significant scientific and medical developments, including the polio vaccine and gene mapping, but these advancements were made using samples of cells that were collected without her permission or knowledge. Based upon the acclaimed book, the film follows Henrietta’s journey, the subsequent journey of her cells, and the lives of her children and grandchildren.
The DACC Culinary Arts program will be providing desserts and refreshments. Carla Boyd, DACC Chief Diversity Officer, will facilitate discussion at the end of the film if you are interested in participating in a discussion.