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 On Sunday May 12, 1968, Mothers’ Day, demonstrators led by Coretta Scott King begin a two-week protest in support of the Poor People’s Campaign (see timeline entry for December 4, 1967) in Washington, D.C., demanding an Economic Bill of Rights. June 28, 2018 In 1890, Nebraska Democrat Walter Vaughan, son of Alabama slaveholders, convinces his Congressmember, Republican William J. Connell, to introduce the ex-slave pension bill in 1890. Frederick Douglass was one of few supporters, and it was defeated. June 29, 2018 Fellowship of Reconciliation and The Truth Telling Project hosts The Long Wait for Freedom & Global Reparations webinar on Juneteenth 2018.