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 In April 2018, the Equal Justice Initiative (Executive Director Bryan Stevenson) hosts a Summit in Montgomery, Alabama to coincide with the grand opening of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum. June 29, 2018 In 2005, the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland convenes a reparations task force, which hosts a diocese-wide conversation with Dr. Raymond A. Winbush, Ph.D, professor and director of the Institute of Urban Research at Morgan State University. June 28, 2018 In February 1866, the Second Freedmen’s Bureau Act, including provisions for setting aside tracts of land, is vetoed. Land already distributed to Freedmen is reclaimed by the Federal government and routed to former slaveholders.