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 the morning of September 3, 2001, the African Group announces its continued support for the Dakar Declaration. Later that afternoon, the US walks out of the Durban conference. June 29, 2018 Resolution on reparations is sponsored by Aldermember Dorothy Tillman in Chicago City Council. March 23, 2019 The Shoshones were paid over $6 million for land illegally seized from them (although it was only half the appraised value of the land) (Race, Racism, and Reparations by J. Angelo Corlett, 2003, Cornell University Press, p. 170).