On May 16, 1997, US President Clinton apologizes on behalf of the nation for the US Public Health Service Syphilis Study at Tuskegee (see timeline entry for 1973). August 28, 2018 No Comments Reference: https://www.cdc.gov/tuskegee/timeline.htm Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 29, 2018 On April 8, 1989, N’COBRA holds its first Washington, D.C. town hall meeting. Senator Bill Owens is a speaker, and Queen Mother Audley Moore, mother of the contemporary reparations movement, attends. June 28, 2018 Andrew Johnson begins withholding support for the Freedmen’s Bureau and withdrawing commitments made by President Lincoln in negotiations with Frederick Douglass September 10, 2018 Meetings are held in Brooklyn in 1976 and 1977. The purpose is to address disunity among the various forces in the Black Movement and to formulate a united front. A core group urges a call to convene the founding convention of the National Black United Front (NBUF).