The New York Times recently reported a story about Vermont Law School and a mural on their campus that gave rise to a copyright dispute. The mural, painted by a white man, depicts slavery and the evils around it. Many who have seen the mural objected to how African Americans were depicted. Indeed, they found that the depictions were racist caricatures of black people.
I remember the conversation that sent me to law school vividly. I was working in marketing for an arts organization, discussing an upcoming art exhibit with the artist. Of course, the topic of online marketing arose. The conversation went like this: