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 The book entitled “Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial Reconciliation” by Jennifer Harvey is published. June 29, 2018 In February 2003, five survivors of the Tulsa Massacre (May 31 to June 1, 1921), represented by a legal team that included Johnnie Cochran and Harvard Law Professor Charles Ogletree, file suit against the City of Tulsa and the State of Oklahoma (Alexander, et al., v. Oklahoma, et al.) (sometimes called the Tulsa survivor litigation) based upon the findings of the Oklahoma Commission to Study the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921. March 23, 2019 $12.3 million: Seminoles of Florida (see Racial Justice in America: A Reference Handbook by David B. Mustard, 2002, ABC-CLIO, p. 81).