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 In July 2017, the University of the West Indies (UWI) establishes a Centre for Reparations Research, to be led by Professor Verene Shepherd, former Director of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies, co-Chair of the National Council on Reparation (Jamaica) and one of the three Vice Chairs of the CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC). June 28, 2018 In 1867, Republican US House Representative Thaddeus Stevens proposes H.R. 29, a slave-reparations bill, which promises each freed adult male slave forty acres of land and $100 to build a dwelling. September 7, 2018 James Forman, director of international affairs for Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), introduces the Black Manifesto at the meeting, at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, of the National Black Economic Development Conference (NBEDC). NBEDC endorses the Manifesto.