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 April 1989, the African-American Summit includes support for reparations in its concluding document: “We call for reparations. If they are good enough for the Japanese-Americans and Native Americans, they are good for those of us who worked for hundreds of years unpaid, and who now need that capital for our own development in this country?” (Salim Muwakkil, Black America: Blacks call for reparations to break the shackles of the past, In These Times (Oct. 11-17, 1989), p. 6) June 29, 2018 In September 1990, Nkechi Taifa, chair of the D.C. chapter of the National Conference of Black Lawyers, requests a resolution in support of H.R. 3745 from the D.C. Council through Wilhelmina J. Rolark, chair of the Committee on the Judiciary. The D.C. Council issues a resolution. September 7, 2018 The Black Unitarian Universalist Caucus demands that the Unitarian Universalists invest $5 million in Manifesto projects. The denomination responds by offering to invest $ 1.6 million in projects with high social value.