In 1917, Marcus Garvey establishes a Universal Negro Improvement Association branch in the United States. June 28, 2018 No Comments Reference: http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/tserve/twenty/tkeyinfo/garvey.htm Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like September 10, 2018 Meetings are held in Brooklyn in 1976 and 1977. The purpose is to address disunity among the various forces in the Black Movement and to formulate a united front. A core group urges a call to convene the founding convention of the National Black United Front (NBUF). June 29, 2018 In 2003, the compilation book entitled “Should America Pay? Slavery and the Raging Debate on Reparations,” edited by Raymond A. Winbush, Ph.D, professor and director of the Institute of Urban Research at Morgan State University, is published. June 29, 2018 In 1972, Mary Frances Berry publishes an article entitled “Reparations for the Freedman, 1890-1916: Fraudulent Practices or Justice Denied?,” concluding that no evidence was presented that leaders of the ex-slave pension movement had engaged in fraud.