Ivy League college apologizes for using bones of Black children in course

Ivy League college apologizes for using bones of Black children in course

The Guardian

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Remains of one of the children killed in 1985 police bombing were used for research and teaching at University of Pennsylvania

An Ivy League university which kept the bones of a Black child killed by police for use in its research and which were also later used as a “case study” in an online forensic anthropology course has apologized for its actions.

The physical remains of one of the children who were killed in the bombing of the Move black liberation organization in Philadelphia in May 1985 have been in the anthropological collections of the University of Pennsylvania and Princeton for the past 36 years.

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