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 2005, the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland convenes a reparations task force, which hosts a diocese-wide conversation with Dr. Raymond A. Winbush, Ph.D, professor and director of the Institute of Urban Research at Morgan State University. June 29, 2018 In February 1968, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. announces specific demands: $30 billion for antipoverty, full employment, guaranteed income, and the annual construction of 500,000 affordable residences. June 29, 2018 In September 1990, Nkechi Taifa, chair of the D.C. chapter of the National Conference of Black Lawyers, requests a resolution in support of H.R. 3745 from the D.C. Council through Wilhelmina J. Rolark, chair of the Committee on the Judiciary. The D.C. Council issues a resolution.