In 1973, Boris Bittker publishes the book entitled The Case for Black Reparations. June 29, 2018 No Comments Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boris_Bittker Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 29, 2018 On May 21, 1968, a tent city known as Resurrection City” is set up in support of the Poor People’s Campaign (see timeline entry for December 4, 1967), lasting for six weeks. March 23, 2019 Governor Mark Warner of Virginia issued a formal apology for the state’s decision to forcibly sterilize more than 8,000 of its residents (“Va. Apologizes to the Victims of Sterilizations” by William Branigin, Washington Post, May 3, 2002). 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.