In 2003, the compilation book entitled “Should America Pay? Slavery and the Raging Debate on Reparations,” edited by Raymond A. Winbush, Ph.D, professor and director of the Institute of Urban Research at Morgan State University, is published. June 29, 2018 No Comments Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymond_Winbush Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 29, 2018 On February 6, 2017, the Charlottesville five-member City Council votes 3 to 2 remove the Lee statue and unanimously to rename Lee Park. In April 2017, the City Council votes 3 to 2 (as with the February vote) that the statue be removed completely from Charlottesville and sold to whoever the Council chooses. March 23, 2019 The Supreme Court, in a 4-4 deadlock, let stand a lower court’s order that the state of Washington make billions of dollars worth of repairs to roads, where the state had built culverts below road channels and structures in a way that prevented salmon from swimming through and reaching their spawning grounds, that had damaged the state’s salmon habitats and contributed to population loss. The case involved the Stevens Treaties, a series of agreements in 1854-55, in which tribes in Washington State gave up millions of acres of land in exchange for “the right to take fish.” Implicit in the treaties, courts would later rule, was a guarantee that there would be enough fish for the tribes to harvest. Destroying the habitat reduces the population and thus violates these treaties. This decision directly affects the Swinomish Tribe (“A Victory For A Tribe That’s Lost Its Salmon” by John Eligon, The New York Times, June 12, 2018). June 28, 2018 In July 1942, the US Government confiscates 2,687 acres at Harris Neck, Georgia (see timeline entry for September 2, 1865) for the stated purpose of building an Army airfield.