$31 million: Chippewas of Wisconsin (see Racial Justice in America: A Reference Handbook by David B. Mustard, 2002, ABC-CLIO, p. 81). March 23, 2019 No Comments Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like September 7, 2018 James Forman presents the Black Manifesto at denominational headquarters and Protestant institutions, including a nailing of a copy of the Manifesto to the doors of the national headquarters of the Lutheran Church in America. March 23, 2019 Virginia, five decades after ignoring Prince Edward County and other locales that shut down their public schools in support of segregation, is making a rare effort to confront its racist past, in effect apologizing and offering reparations in the form of scholarships. With a $1 million donation from the billionaire media investor John Kluge and a matching amount from the state, Virginia is providing up to $5,500 to any state resident who was denied a proper education when public schools shut down. So far, more than 80 students have been approved for the scholarships and the numbers are expected to rise. Several thousand are potentially eligible. “A New Hope For Dreams Suspended By Segregation,” The New York Times, July 31, 2005 by Michael Janofsky. June 28, 2018 On March 6, 1857, the US Supreme Court decides Dred Scott v. Sandford, 60 U.S. 393, declaring that persons of African descent cannot be, nor were ever intended to be, citizens under the U.S. Constitution.