Audio story: Harvard faces a lawsuit over an enslaved man’s photograph

By Lexi Peery
BU News Service

BOSTON — Harvard is facing a lawsuit from the descendants of an enslaved man. The family claims the school has been profiting from a photograph of their enslaved ancestor — and wants to be paid reparations. This suit is part of a larger debate. Who owns an image? And what is the case for reparations?

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