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Woman who claims descent sues Harvard over refusal to return photos of enslaved man from 1850

Tamara Lanier and Benjamin Crump, her co-lead counsel A Connecticut woman has accused Harvard University of the wrongful seizure, possession and monetization of photographic images of her family’s patriarch, an enslaved African man named Renty, and his daughter, Delia, according to a filing in Middlesex County Superior Court. According […]