Law Forum : Harvard University sued over allegedly profiting from the earliest photos of American Slaves

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    Harvard University sued over allegedly profiting from what are believed to be the earliest photos of American slaves


    https://www.yahoo.com/news/harvard-university-sued-over-allegedly-142004781.html

    Harvard University sued over allegedly profiting from what are believed to be the earliest photos of American slaves

    A direct descendant of a slave featured in photos owned by Harvard is seeking an unspecified amount of damages from the university. She's also demanding Harvard give her family the images.
    yahoo.com

    The lawsuit argues that Harvard has used the Renty images to "enrich itself." The image is on the the cover of a 2017 book, "From Site to Sight: Anthropology, Photography and the Power of Imagery," published by the Peabody Museum and sold online by Harvard for $40...

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