In 1975, wives, widows and offspring are added to the benefits program provided for in the settlement of in the case of the US Public Health Service Syphilis Study at Tuskegee (see timeline entry for 1973). August 28, 2018 No Comments Reference: https://www.cdc.gov/tuskegee/timeline.htm Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 28, 2018 On April 9, 1866, the US Congress passes the Civil Rights Act, granting citizenship and equal rights to Black Americans. March 23, 2019 Georgia restored many Cherokee landmarks, a newspaper plant, and other buildings in New Echota. It also repealed its repressive anti-Native American laws of 1830 (Race, Racism, and Reparations by J. Angelo Corlett, 2003, Cornell University Press, p. 170). March 23, 2019 The state of Virginia, one of more than 30 other states that practiced forced sterilizations, followed North Carolina’s lead and has since 2016 been awarding $25,000 to each survivor (“Virginia Votes Compensation for Victims of its Eugenic Sterilization Program” by Jaydee Hanson, Center for Genetics and Society, March 5, 2015).