Governor Mark Warner of Virginia issued a formal apology for the state’s decision to forcibly sterilize more than 8,000 of its residents (“Va. Apologizes to the Victims of Sterilizations” by William Branigin, Washington Post, May 3, 2002). March 23, 2019 No Comments Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 29, 2018 In 1968, the Republic of New Africa makes a reparations demand, demanding payment of $400 billion in damages for slavery. (Lisa N. Nealy & Pfizer Shellow, Our Land is a’comin and Our Mule is on de Way, Research paper submitted to the National Black Caucus of State Legislators, Wash., D.C., 2002) June 29, 2018 In January 2017, a $4 million reparations, or equity, package is presented to Charlottesville City Council and passes unanimously. September 7, 2018 The Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. responds to the Black Manifesto, not using the term reparations, by giving funds to the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization (IFCO) for support of program possibilities, including those which develop as a result of the National Black Economic Development Conference (NBEDC).