The 2010-2011 Text-In-Community selection of North Carolina A& T State University.
Last Updated: May 24, 2016
This will search the popular multidisciplinary databases Academic Search Complete and MasterFILE Complete for full-text articles.
Below are varying select articles from various disciplines. You may need to log into the library website to fully access an article.
- Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, September 2009
Henrietta Lacks, HeLa Cells, and Cell Culture Contamination
- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Feminist Themes, and Research Ethics
- Journal of Popular Culture, August 2010
"Skloot’s history of HeLa and Henrietta interweaves biomedical science, biomedical ethics, race, class, and culture in a metanarrative structured around personal encounters with Lacks’s family members that made her book possible and that became its raison d’etre." ~Author David Tanner
- Obit Magazine 3/8/2010
"Part of Skloot’s achievement is to show this struggle for understanding in all its colors, to suggest its comedy but also its dignity, and the profound difference it makes when at last the Lackses are addressed with utter honesty and in a spirit of simple humility." ~ Author, Robert Roper
- Popular Science, July 2010
"5 Reasons Henrietta Lacks Is The Most Important Woman in Medical History"
- Smithsonian Magazine Online 1/22/2010
"Journalist Rebecca Skloot’s new book investigates how a poor black tobacco farmer had a groundbreaking impact on modern medicine."
- Racialization of Genomic Knowledge, 1996
- Wired, February 2010