On February 28, 2001, the final report of the Oklahoma Commission to Study the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 is published, making recommendations including a program of reparations to survivors and their descendants. June 29, 2018 No Comments Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tulsa_race_riot#Tulsa_Race_Riot_Commission Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like March 23, 2019 President Clinton signed into law the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Study Site Act, which officially acknowledges an 1864 attack by seven hundred U.S. soldiers on a peaceful Cheyenne village located in the territory of Colorado. Hundreds, largely women and children, were killed. The act calls for the establishment of a federally funded Historic Site at Sand Creek. June 28, 2018 Elected in 1896, George H. White is the last African American Reconstruction-era Member of Congress and the last Member who had been enslaved to sit in the US House of Representatives. White is able to obtain back-pay for Black Civil War veterans, but is unable to get even a hearing for a Federal anti-lynching bill. June 28, 2018 In 1797, the US Congress rejects the North Carolina Slave Petition, the first recorded petition for an end to slavery by freed Blacks.