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 28, 2018 In 1962, Queen Mother Audley Moore and Dara Abubakari deliver a petition to the United Nations demanding the United States be made to pay reparations. Queen Mother Audley Moore champions reparations for over sixty years. She is considered the High Priestess of the Reparations Movement and formed, with Dara Abubakari, the Reparations Committee of Descendants of United States Slaves, Inc. June 29, 2018 In the February 21, 2001 edition, USA Today features Deadria C. Farmer-Paellmann and reports on Farmer-Paellmann’s research identifying some 60 companies that profited from slavery and how Farmer-Paellmann has taken findings to some nine of them (banks, insurers, etc.) In the same year, Deadria C. Farmer-Paellmann is keynote presenter at the N’COBRA national convention in Baton Rouge. September 7, 2018 James Forman, director of international affairs for Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), introduces the Black Manifesto at the meeting, at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, of the National Black Economic Development Conference (NBEDC). NBEDC endorses the Manifesto.