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 At the United Nations World Conference on Human Rights held in Vienna in June 1993, the December I2th Movement International Secretariat (IS) calls for a World Conference Against Racism. June 29, 2018 In June 2014, “The Case for Reparations” by Ta-Nehisi Coates is published in the Atlantic. June 29, 2018 In 1989, Massachusetts State Senator Bill Owens introduces Senate Bill 1621, cosponsored by Representatives Shirley Owens-Hicks and Byron Rushing. This bill is an act to provide for reparations by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for slavery, the slave trade, and invidious discrimination against people of African descent born or residing in the US.