According to rumor, US President Clinton, enroute to Senegal to present the African Growth and Opportunity Act, calls Senegal’s President Diouf from Air Force One. Senegal withdraws the resolution from consideration.
Reference: Roger Wareham, The Popularization of the International Demand for Reparations for African People,in Should America Pay?: Slavery and the Raging Debate on Reparations(ed. Raymond A. Winbush, PhD 2003) at p. 231Back to Timeline