Who was Renty? The story of the slave whose racist photos have triggered a lawsuit against Harvard | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Who was Renty? The story of the slave whose racist photos have triggered a lawsuit against Harvard

Tamara Lanier looked at the photo for the first time, finally putting a face to the man she knew as "Papa Renty."
For years, she heard the stories that her late mother proudly told about their slave ancestor. Lanier promised she would one day write them down and create a family tree.

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