In April 2018, the Equal Justice Initiative (Executive Director Bryan Stevenson) hosts a Summit in Montgomery, Alabama to coincide with the grand opening of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum. June 29, 2018 No Comments Reference: https://eji.org/ https://museumandmemorial.eji.org/news/2018-05-25/national-memorial-and-legacy-museum-heralded-important-new-institutions Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 29, 2018 In July 2017, the University of the West Indies (UWI) establishes a Centre for Reparations Research, to be led by Professor Verene Shepherd, former Director of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies, co-Chair of the National Council on Reparation (Jamaica) and one of the three Vice Chairs of the CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC). June 29, 2018 The African and African Descendants Caucus successfully lobbies for reparations and to have the Maafa (African Holocaust, Holocaust of Enslavement, or Black Holocaust) included in the final declaration document at the 2001 United Nations World Conference against Racism (WCAR) in Durban, South Africa. June 29, 2018 In 1995, Maurice Glele, Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance, issues a report (E/CN.4/1995/78/Add.1) critical of the US situation. The US disagrees with the report’s findings and recommendations and continues to resist holding a World Conference Against Racism (WCAR), as proposed by the December I2th Movement International Secretariat (IS) in 1993.