Michael Butler, Author at Technical.ly Baltimore

Michael Butler

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Michael Butler is a reporter for Technical.ly in Philly and a Report For America corps member for 2020-2021. He graduated from Temple University in 2016. In 2019, he was one of the recipients of the Lenfest Institute for Journalism’s inaugural Next Generation Award grant, and selected by the Maynard Institute for Journalism to be a Maynard 200 fellow. Report for America is an initiative of The Groundtruth Project that pairs young journalists with local newsrooms. This position is supported by the Lenfest Institute for Journalism.

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Henrietta Lacks is the inspiration for a new life sciences workspace, called HelaPlex

Oct. 7, 2021 5:44 pm

Henrietta Lacks is the inspiration for a new life sciences workspace, called HelaPlex

Cells taken without Lacks' consent in Baltimore brought a reckoning over racial justice in medical research. It is informing a new development by Philly founder Tia Lyles-Williams to make life sciences more equitable for Black people.

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