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Harvard's right to photos of enslaved people now being weighed by Massachusetts' highest court

Harvard University currently owns pre-Civil War photographs of two enslaved people — and a woman who says she is a descendent of the two has sued. The case is now being weighed by Massachusetts’ highest court.

Host Callum Borchers speaks with WBUR’s Max Larkin about the legal questions.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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