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Harvard Profits From Photos Of Slaves, Lawsuit Claims

Harvard Profits From Photos Of Slaves, Lawsuit Claims

1 month ago   |   NPR

Tamara Lanier, the descendant of an enslaved man known as Renty, is suing Harvard for damages. She wants the university to return the photos of her ancestor.
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Woman sues Harvard claiming it's exploiting images of her slave ancestors

1 month ago   |   NBC News

"Slavery was abolished 156 years ago, but Renty and Delia remain enslaved in Cambridge, Massachusetts," the lawsuit states
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Harvard ‘Shamelessly' Profiting Off 1850s Photos of 2 Slaves, Says Woman Who Claims to Be Their Descendent

1 month ago   |   Time

Harvard University has “shamelessly” turned a profit from photos of two 19th-century slaves while ignoring requests to turn the photos over to the slaves' descendants...
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Lawsuit says descendents, not Harvard, should own iconic images of slaves

1 month ago   |   WGN TV

An enslaved African man named Renty and his daughter Delia were stripped and forced to pose for images commissioned by a Swiss-born Harvard professor who espoused a theory that...
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Harvard University is Being Sued Over the Use of a Slave Photo

1 month ago   |   Fortune

A Connecticut woman is suing Harvard University for using a photo of her family's patriarch, an African slave. Tamara Lanier says the photo is an image of a slave named Renty...
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Woman Sues Harvard for Allegedly Profiting From Photos of Her Enslaved Ancestors

1 month ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Harvard University has “shamelessly” turned a profit from photos of two 19th-century slaves while ignoring requests to turn the photos over to the slaves' descendants...
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Harvard profiting from early images of slaves, descendant says in lawsuit

Harvard profiting from early images of slaves, descendant says in lawsuit

1 month ago   |   Politico

Harvard University is profiting from of one of the earliest known photographs of an enslaved man, despite repeated requests by his descendants to stop doing so, the man's...
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Free Renty! Slave's Descendant Sues Harvard Over Photo Of Her Great-Great-Great Grandfather

Free Renty! Slave's Descendant Sues Harvard Over Photo Of Her Great-Great-Great Grandfather

1 month ago   |   News One

An African-American woman is suing Harvard University to give her ownership of photographs of her enslaved family members that the school has financially profited from for more...
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NFL Draft 2019: Cardinals select Kyler Murray with No. 1 pick

NFL Draft 2019: Cardinals select Kyler Murray with No. 1 pick

The move makes the former Oklahoma quarterback the only player ever to be a first-round selection in both the NFL and MLB drafts. Read more ...

Jets' 2019 NFL Draft tracker: Round-by-round picks and analysis

Jets' 2019 NFL Draft tracker: Round-by-round picks and analysis

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Andrew ‘AJ' Freund forced to stay in cold shower, viciously beat to death: officials

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FBI, IRS Raid Baltimore Mayor's Home And City Hall Office Amid 'Healthy...

FBI, IRS Raid Baltimore Mayor's Home And City Hall Office Amid 'Healthy Holly' Scandal

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Patrick Mahomes graces 'Madden NFL 20' cover

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Lawmaker Is Mailed 1.7K Decks of Cards

Lawmaker Is Mailed 1.7K Decks of Cards

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The Latest: Jets grab Alabama's Quinnen Williams at No. 3

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Sen. Bob Casey endorses Biden in Democrats' 2020 race for president

Sen. Bob Casey endorses Biden in Democrats' 2020 race for president

Pennsylvania's Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey is endorsing Joe Biden for president, just minutes after the former vice president entered the crowded 2020 race. Read more ...

NFL Draft 2019 rumors: Steelers looking to trade up

NFL Draft 2019 rumors: Steelers looking to trade up

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Amazon says it's cutting its Prime 2-day shipping guarantee to just one day

Amazon says it's cutting its Prime 2-day shipping guarantee to just one day

Amazon CFO Brian Olsavsky announced on Amazon's first-quarter 2019 earnings call that it is working on turning its Prime two-day shipping guarantee into a one-day shipping... Read more ...