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 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 29, 2018 On December 4, 1995, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit decides Cato v. United States, 70 F.3d 1103 (9th Cir. 1995), rejecting reparations damages claim against the US on ground that US has not waived its sovereign immunity with respect to any of plaintiff’s theories of relief. June 29, 2018 In May 2018, on the anniversary of the anti-slavery rebellion of the Maroon Jose Leonardo Chirino (in Las Macanillas, Falcon State on May 10, 1795), an international meeting on reparations is convened in Caracas, Venezuela.