All about Renty, the African slave whose nude, racist images became the subject of a lawsuit against Harvard

All about Renty, the African slave whose nude, racist images became the subject of a lawsuit against Harvard
In 2019, Connecticut woman Tamara Lanier sued Harvard University for allegedly making money out of early images of African slaves who she claims are her ancestors. Lanier filed a lawsuit in Massachusetts claiming that the images, which were taken in 1850, depict an African man called Renty, who was her great-great-great-grandfather, and his daughter Delia....

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