• Renée Elise Goldsberry of ‘Hamilton' in ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks'

    3 monthes ago - By WWD

    Renée Elise Goldsberry knows a thing or two about walking in another woman's vintage shoes. After winning at the Tony Awards for her portrayal of Angelica Schuyler in the original cast of “Hamilton,” the New York-based actress is tackling another historical figure as the title character in “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” Based on the best-selling nonfiction book by Rebecca Skloot, the Oprah Winfrey-produced film is about a woman who becomes a pioneer for medical breakthroughs in the Fifties after her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line. We caught up with...
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  • 6 Facts You Should Know Before Watching 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks'

    3 monthes ago - By Essence

    The amazing story of a Black woman with unique cells is so much deeper than many know.
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