In 1962, Queen Mother Audley Moore’s Reparations Committee of Descendants of United States Slaves files a claim in California. June 29, 2018 No Comments Reference: Jessie Carney Smith, Epic Lives(Detroit, Michigan: Visible Ink Press 1993) at p. 377 Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 29, 2018 The Committee of 100 is formed to lobby for the Poor People’s Campaign (see timeline entry for December 4, 1967) in advance of the arrival of thousands for Resurrection tent city. August 28, 2018 In 1974, a $10 million out-of-court settlement is reached in the case of the US Public Health Service Syphilis Study at Tuskegee (see timeline entry for 1973). As part of the settlement, the US Government promises to give lifetime medical benefits and burial services to all living participants. June 29, 2018 In January 2018, reparations are the focus of the 2018 Sparer Symposium at the University of Pennsylvania Law School (Penn Law). Nkechi Taifa, founding director of the Equal Justice Program at Howard University Law School and commissioner of the National African Reparations Commission (NAARC), delivers the keynote address.