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 July 17, 2018 Anthony Johnson June 29, 2018 In 1999, NAACP makes reparations one of its primary legislative campaigns. June 29, 2018 In February 2003, five survivors of the Tulsa Massacre (May 31 to June 1, 1921), represented by a legal team that included Johnnie Cochran and Harvard Law Professor Charles Ogletree, file suit against the City of Tulsa and the State of Oklahoma (Alexander, et al., v. Oklahoma, et al.) (sometimes called the Tulsa survivor litigation) based upon the findings of the Oklahoma Commission to Study the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921.