In 1993, a conference is held in Nigeria, hosted by Nigerian reparations activist Bashorun M.L.O. Abiola. June 29, 2018 No Comments Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 29, 2018 In 2009, the Illinois State legislature passes a bill authorizing creation of the Illinois Torture Inquiry Relief Commission (TIRC) to investigate cases of people “in which police torture might have resulted in wrongful convictions.” June 29, 2018 In 1973, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is established. The secretariat headquarters is in Georgetown, Guyana. As of 2018, CARICOM has 15 full members, 5 associate members, and 8 observers. June 29, 2018 In May 1968, nine major caravans of poor people gather and prepare to converge on Washington, D.C. in support of the Poor People’s Campaign (see timeline entry for December 4, 1967).