On April 4, 1968, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. June 29, 2018 No Comments Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King_Jr. Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 29, 2018 In March 2007, at an event marking the second centenary of the passage, by the British Parliament, of legislation outlawing slavery throughout the British Empire, Ghanaian President John Kufuor addresses reparations. Bright Simons, Ghanaian President Stirs Controversy Over Slave Trade Reparations June 29, 2018 In a 1963 interview conducted by Alex Haley for Playboy magazine, Malcolm X proposes that, in return for the economic wealth that enslaved Africans brought to the US, government should give their descendants land and resources. June 29, 2018 In April 2015, the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) is established as a group of professionals in the fields of law, medicine, journalism, academia, history, civil rights, and social justice advocacy. Convenor is Dr. Ron Daniels, professor at York College of the City University of New York.