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 August 21, 1987, Imari Obadele, president of Republic of New Afrika (RNA), at the urging of Dorothy Benton Lewis, leader of the Black Reparations Commission, issues a call to come to Washington, D.C. to discuss, among other things, development of a campaign for reparations. June 28, 2018 In 1915, the US Treasury Department is sued for $68 million in remuneration for labor performed under slavery. The US Government dismisses the case on grounds of sovereign immunity. June 28, 2018 In 1910, Walter L. Fleming publishes an article entitled “Ex-Slave Pension ‘Frauds” in which he credits Walter Vaughan with having an honest pension lobbying operation, but condemns other groups as engaged in fraud.