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 1993, a conference is held in Nigeria, hosted by Nigerian reparations activist Bashorun M.L.O. Abiola. 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 January 2017, a $4 million reparations, or equity, package is presented to Charlottesville City Council and passes unanimously.