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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