In 1988, the Japanese American reparations bill becomes law as the Civil Rights Redress Act of 1988. This lays the framework for $1.2 billion ($20,000 each) paid to Japanese Americans and a Letter of Apology as Federal redress. June 15, 1988 No Comments Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civil_Liberties_Act_of_1988 Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 15, 1990 In 1990, Austria pays $25 million for its role in the Holocaust. June 15, 1950 East Germany refuses to give legal effect to the judgments of the Volksgerichtshof, or People’s Court, of the Third Reich, thereby nullifying convictions rendered against Sinti and Roma people whereas West Germany does not. September 10, 2018 In the 1990s, African and Caribbean scholars such as Ali Mazrui, author of The Africans and Jamaican ambassador Dudley Thompson argue for an international examination of the role the West played in the slave trade and the consequent underdevelopment of Africa.