Georgetown University has acknowledged that the school has profited from the sale of slaves and has “reconciled” by naming two buildings after African Americans and offer preferred admission to any descendants of slaves who worked at the university. March 23, 2019 No Comments Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 29, 2018 In January 2018, reparations are the focus of the 2018 Sparer Symposium at the University of Pennsylvania Law School (Penn Law). Nkechi Taifa, founding director of the Equal Justice Program at Howard University Law School and commissioner of the National African Reparations Commission (NAARC), delivers the keynote address. June 28, 2018 Elected in 1896, George H. White is the last African American Reconstruction-era Member of Congress and the last Member who had been enslaved to sit in the US House of Representatives. White is able to obtain back-pay for Black Civil War veterans, but is unable to get even a hearing for a Federal anti-lynching bill. March 23, 2019 The Pawnees were awarded more than $1 million in a suit brought before the Indian Claims Commission for land taken from them in Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri (Race, Racism, and Reparations by J. Angelo Corlett, 2003, Cornell University Press, p. 170).