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. June 29, 2018 No Comments Reference: https://www.poorpeoplescampaign.org Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like July 23, 2018 On March 8, 1775, Thomas Paine publishes “African Slavery in America” in the Pennsylvania Journal and Weekly Advertiser March 23, 2019 Congressman John Conyers, D-Michigan, introduces a newly revised bill H.R. 40, Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act, which was initially proposed to the House of Representatives in 1989 and every year since. The bill was introduced “[to] address the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery in the United States and the 13 American colonies between 1619 and 1865 and to establish a commission to study and consider a national apology and proposal for reparations for the institution of slavery, its subsequent de jure and de facto racial and economic discrimination against African-Americans, and the impact of these forces on living African-Americans, to make recommendations to the Congress on appropriate remedies, and for other purposes.” (Preamble) June 29, 2018 In July 1990, in large part through the efforts of Baton Rouge N’COBRA leadership Peggy and Herbert Bookter, the Louisiana State legislature passes a concurrent resolution calling upon the US Congress to pass H.R. 3745.