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 29, 2018 On December 4, 1995, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit decides Cato v. United States, 70 F.3d 1103 (9th Cir. 1995), rejecting reparations damages claim against the US on ground that US has not waived its sovereign immunity with respect to any of plaintiff’s theories of relief. June 28, 2018 Through the efforts of the Association, over 600,000 previously enslaved Africans join the movement and petition the US Congress “to pension every negro who was emancipated. And if the negro is dead give it to his child, if his child is dead give it to his grand child.” (Notice for convention of Ex-Slave Mutual Relief, Bounty and Pension Association held in Columbia, Tennessee, March 24-27, 1899) June 29, 2018 In 1992, at a summit meeting of the Organization of African (OAU), the Heads of State of Africa appointed Ali A. Mazrui and eleven others to constitute a Group of Eminent Persons to explore the modalities and logistics of a campaign for Black reparations world-wide.