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 August 28, 2018 In 1974, a $10 million out-of-court settlement is reached in the case of the US Public Health Service Syphilis Study at Tuskegee (see timeline entry for 1973). As part of the settlement, the US Government promises to give lifetime medical benefits and burial services to all living participants. June 28, 2018 By 1917, using the fraud characterization developed by Walter Fleming and others, the Federal Government has effectively shut down the ex-slave pension movement by prosecuting and convicting Callie House and others. The theory is that Callie House and others were acting fraudulently by collecting money to fund a lobbying effort that instilled a false hope in ex-slaves that the Government would give them a pension. June 28, 2018 In 1891, Callie House comes across Walter Vaughan’s pamphlet entitled “Freedmen’s Pension Bill: A Plea for American Freedom” and helps to formulate the call for reparations.