Anthony Johnson July 17, 2018 No Comments Reference: National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like August 28, 2018 In 1974, a $10 million out-of-court settlement is reached in the case of the US Public Health Service Syphilis Study at Tuskegee (see timeline entry for 1973). As part of the settlement, the US Government promises to give lifetime medical benefits and burial services to all living participants. June 28, 2018 Despite the reversal of the Major General W. T. Sherman’s Special Field Order No. 15 (see timeline entry for January 16, 1865), former slave Robert Dellegall is bequeathed former plantation lands, which become the home of a Gullah community on Harris Neck, Georgia from 1865 to 1942. September 7, 2018 On May 6, 1969, the National Committee of Black Churchmen (NCBC) issues a statement in support of the Black Manifesto, calling James Forman a modern-day prophet.