On March 26, 2002, the first (Farmer-Paellmann v. FleetBoston) of a series of reparations cases is filed by descendants of enslaved Africans against corporations. The case includes human rights and consumer fraud allegations. June 29, 2018 No Comments Reference: http://news.findlaw.com/cnn/docs/slavery/fpllmnflt032602cmp.pdf Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like September 7, 2018 The National Council of Churches (NCC) responds to the Black Manifesto by appointing a sixteen-member committee to negotiate with the National Black Economic Development Conference (NBEDC) and to bring program recommendations to the NCC. June 29, 2018 On August 1, 1980, Edgar Timmons. Jr. and the group known as People Organized for Equal Rights (POER) file a motion for the return of Harris Neck, Georgia (see timeline entry for July 1942). Attorneys for POER include Clarence Martin of Savannah, Georgia and Eric Schnapper of New York. The NAACP and the Emergency Land Fund assist POER in the effort. June 29, 2018 On May 14, 2018, the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival (compare timeline entry for December 4, 1967) launches a 40-day moral fusion campaign of direct nonviolent action in Washington, D.C. and 30-plus US States.