In March 2016, Charlottesville City Council members Wes Bellamy and Kristin Szakos call for removal of the Robert E. Lee statue and renaming the Lee Park. June 29, 2018 No Comments Reference: http://www.cavalierdaily.com/article/2017/02/city-council-votes-to-remove-robert-e-lee-statue Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like 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. June 29, 2018 In January 2018, reparations are the focus of the 2018 Sparer Symposium at the University of Pennsylvania Law School (Penn Law). Nkechi Taifa, founding director of the Equal Justice Program at Howard University Law School and commissioner of the National African Reparations Commission (NAARC), delivers the keynote address. September 7, 2018 On May 6, 1969, the National Committee of Black Churchmen (NCBC) issues a statement in support of the Black Manifesto, calling James Forman a modern-day prophet.