2019-03-29 11:19:11

Woman Suing Harvard for Photos of Enslaved Ancestors, Says History Is At Stake

Who has the right to own photos of slaves? DN! speaks with Tamara Lanier, the great-great-great-granddaughter of Papa Renty, the enslaved man whose image was captured in a 19th century photograph currently owned by Harvard University. She is suing the school, accusing it of unfairly profiting from the images. DN! speaks with her attorney, Benjamin Crump.

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“Furious and Disgusted”: Teen Survivor Speaks Out After Wealthy White Serial Rapist Gets Probation

“Furious and Disgusted”: Teen Survivor Speaks Out After Wealthy White Serial Rapist Gets Probation

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Can You Bankrupt White Supremacy? Jury Holds Charlottesville Organizers Liable for $26M in Damages

Can You Bankrupt White Supremacy? Jury Holds Charlottesville Organizers Liable for $26M in Damages

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Dramatic Video Shows Militarized Canadian Police Raid Wet’suwet’en Land Defenders & Journalists

Dramatic Video Shows Militarized Canadian Police Raid Wet’suwet’en Land Defenders & Journalists

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Longtime Palestinian American Activist Announces Congressional Run

Longtime Palestinian American Activist Announces Congressional Run

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Ben Crump on the Start of Trials for Kyle Rittenhouse & the Killers of Ahmaud Arbery

Ben Crump on the Start of Trials for Kyle Rittenhouse & the Killers of Ahmaud Arbery

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Family of Henrietta Lacks Files Lawsuit over Use of Stolen Cells, Lambasts Racist Medical System

Family of Henrietta Lacks Files Lawsuit over Use of Stolen Cells, Lambasts Racist Medical System

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Michael Sandel: Even a Perfect Meritocracy Would Be Bad

Michael Sandel: Even a Perfect Meritocracy Would Be Bad

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History of Reparations with Kristen Mullen

History of Reparations with Kristen Mullen

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