Oprah & Renée Elise Goldsberry Star In 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' – Check Out Their Stunning Shoot With Essence Magazine

 

Love it when people shine the light on phenomenal but yet untold stories! This April, the world would get to watch the story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman who apparently never received any recognition for her contribution to science.

Mama O aka Oprah Winfrey and actress Renée Elise Goldsberry who star in the upcoming film ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ cover the April issue of Essence Magazine

 

Renee who plays Henrietta in upcoming HBO movie revealed to Essence that…

“I love the opportunity to tell stories that people should know, I think it puts what we do as actors on the level of nurses and doctors. It takes us out of this idea of entertainment into an act of service.”

 

 

 

 

The April issue of Essence Magazine hits stands March 24, you can check out Essence.com for more deets

 

Photography:

Kwaku Altson

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