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. June 29, 2018 No Comments Reference: http://www.reparationresearch.org/declaration-international-meeting-reparations-caracas-venezuela/ Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 28, 2018 By September of 1865, President Johnson has begun the process of rescinding title to the land granted to Freedmen and returning land to former plantation owners. 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) March 23, 2019 Georgia restored many Cherokee landmarks, a newspaper plant, and other buildings in New Echota. It also repealed its repressive anti-Native American laws of 1830 (Race, Racism, and Reparations by J. Angelo Corlett, 2003, Cornell University Press, p. 170).