In the summer of 1973, a class-action lawsuit is filed on behalf of participants, and their families, in the US Public Health Service Syphilis Study at Tuskegee. August 28, 2018 No Comments Reference: https://www.cdc.gov/tuskegee/timeline.htm Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 29, 2018 In spring of 1994, the Florida State legislature votes to give $2 million in compensation for the nine family members surviving the Rosewood Massacre of 1923 (equaling $150,000 each). In December 2010, a state scholarship is established for descendants of families who survived the Massacre. March 23, 2019 The Southern Baptists apologized to African American church members for the denomination’s endorsement of slavery. 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.