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 June 29, 2018 In spring of 1994, the Florida State legislature votes to give $2 million in compensation for the nine family members surviving the Rosewood Massacre of 1923 (equaling $150,000 each). In December 2010, a state scholarship is established for descendants of families who survived the Massacre. June 29, 2018 The December I2th Movement International Secretariat (IS), the International Association Against Torture (AICT, Spanish acronym), and the Center for Law and Social Justice of Medgar Evers College sponsor a public meeting for families of victims of police killings, and of those executed or still on death row. June 29, 2018 In 1989, the December I2th Movement International Secretariat (IS) first goes to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, as part of a group called Freedom Now, a campaign seeking amnesty for political prisoners and prisoners of war in the US. Many of the IS members are veterans of the African Liberation Support Committee of the 1970s.