In 1797, the US Congress rejects the North Carolina Slave Petition, the first recorded petition for an end to slavery by freed Blacks. June 28, 2018 No Comments Reference: http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/maai/community/text4/text4read.htm Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like August 28, 2018 The Southern Grassroots Economies Project (SGEP) is formed, following an initial gathering held at Highlander in March of 2011. June 28, 2018 In 1962, Queen Mother Audley Moore and Dara Abubakari deliver a petition to the United Nations demanding the United States be made to pay reparations. Queen Mother Audley Moore champions reparations for over sixty years. She is considered the High Priestess of the Reparations Movement and formed, with Dara Abubakari, the Reparations Committee of Descendants of United States Slaves, Inc. June 29, 2018 On April 14, 1989, Detroit Councilmember Clyde Cleveland introduces a resolution to establish a $40 billion education fund (using Federal monies) for Black Americans descended from enslaved Africans.