Black History Month: Book of the Day

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When ethics and race collide…
The true story of Henrietta Lacks, a poor black woman, whose DNA was stolen and used – for decades – by medical researchers and the pharmaceutical companies.  Her cell line was instrumental in some of the greatest advances in medical science during the last half of the 20th Century…  yet she and her descendants remain unable to afford health insurance.

Read the book review at The New York Times.