Ch. 1 HeLa

3. Henrietta’s first doctor assumed that the lump on her cervix was from an STD. This is stereotyping, assuming that black people are STD carriers and are dirty.

5. The Jim Crow Laws that were responsible for segregation.

8. Based on Henrietta’s medical charts showing that she never shows up for her follow up appointments, I think that Henrietta is afraid of going to the doctor’s unless it is her last option because she can’t afford it and she is afraid of doctors.

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