In June 2014, “The Case for Reparations” by Ta-Nehisi Coates is published in the Atlantic. June 29, 2018 No Comments Reference: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/06/the-case-for-reparations/361631/ Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like March 23, 2019 Congressman John Conyers, D-Michigan, introduces a newly revised bill H.R. 40, Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act, which was initially proposed to the House of Representatives in 1989 and every year since. The bill was introduced “[to] address the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery in the United States and the 13 American colonies between 1619 and 1865 and to establish a commission to study and consider a national apology and proposal for reparations for the institution of slavery, its subsequent de jure and de facto racial and economic discrimination against African-Americans, and the impact of these forces on living African-Americans, to make recommendations to the Congress on appropriate remedies, and for other purposes.” (Preamble) June 29, 2018 In 2005, JP Morgan Chase and Wachovia apologize for their connections to slavery. 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.