In 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is established. June 28, 2018 No Comments Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NAACP Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 28, 2018 On March 6, 1857, the US Supreme Court decides Dred Scott v. Sandford, 60 U.S. 393, declaring that persons of African descent cannot be, nor were ever intended to be, citizens under the U.S. Constitution. June 28, 2018 Elected in 1896, George H. White is the last African American Reconstruction-era Member of Congress and the last Member who had been enslaved to sit in the US House of Representatives. White is able to obtain back-pay for Black Civil War veterans, but is unable to get even a hearing for a Federal anti-lynching bill. June 29, 2018 In 1997, Bacre Wali Ndiaye, the UN Special Rapporteur on Extra-Judicial, Summary, or Arbitrary Executions, investigates and issues reports critical of the US situation (E/CN.4//1998/68/Add.3).