The Report of the Task Force to Study Reparations is presented to and endorsed by the 216th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Churches (USA) June 29, 2018 No Comments Reference: http://www.pcusa.org/acrec/issues.htm Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like 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 December 4, 1995, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit decides Cato v. United States, 70 F.3d 1103 (9th Cir. 1995), rejecting reparations damages claim against the US on ground that US has not waived its sovereign immunity with respect to any of plaintiff’s theories of relief. June 29, 2018 In December 2005, a boycott is called by a coalition of reparations groups under the sponsorship of the Restitution Study Group. The boycott targets the student loan products of banks deemed complicit in slavery—particularly those identified in the Farmer-Paellmann litigation.