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Painting covering up enslaved boy restored, to hang in Met

A 19th-century family portrait altered to hide an enslaved teenage boy was recently restored to its original version. Originally etched on canvas, the painting is now Exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art After half a century of seclusion, it will become the home of the arts this autumn. Jacques-Guillaume Lucien Amance’s rare 1837 work […]

Statue of Revolutionary War general comes down in Albany because he enslaved people

A statue of an 18th-century Revolutionary War general has been removed from its original location outside Albany City Hall, citing it as the owner of enslaved people. In an interview with the New York Times published Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, a Democrat, said on Sunday the decision to remove a statue of Major General Philip […]

Beatrix Potter Accused of Stealing ‘Peter Rabbit’ Stories from ‘Enslaved Africans Working on American Plantations’

The late British author Beatrix Potter is accused of stealing stories for her peter rabbit Publishing a book from an American slave, the awakened literature professor said Potter was guilty.The appropriation of black culture.” recently essayEmily Zobel Marshall, who teaches postcolonial literature at Leeds Beckett University in the UK, claimed that Beatrix Potter plagiarized an […]

Whitlock: Kyrie Irving’s freedom exposes the enslaved

Kyrie Irving didn’t betray Kevin Durant. Brooklyn Nets owner Joseph Tsai did. Irving ended his partnership with Durant after Tsai left the fickle point guard no choice when he suspended Irving in November for an innocuous tweet. The punishment justified the anti-Semitic slurs directed at Mr. Irving for retweeting a movie poster promoting “Hebrews 2 […]