The Shoshones were paid over $6 million for land illegally seized from them (although it was only half the appraised value of the land) (Race, Racism, and Reparations by J. Angelo Corlett, 2003, Cornell University Press, p. 170). March 23, 2019 No Comments Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like September 7, 2018 James Forman presents the Black Manifesto at denominational headquarters and Protestant institutions, including a nailing of a copy of the Manifesto to the doors of the national headquarters of the Lutheran Church in America. June 29, 2018 In May 1989, after lobbying by the Detroit African-American Reparations Committee and N’COBRA members, led by Ray Jenkins, the Detroit City Council unanimously approves resolution introduced by Detroit Councilmember Clyde Cleveland. June 29, 2018 In February 2003, five survivors of the Tulsa Massacre (May 31 to June 1, 1921), represented by a legal team that included Johnnie Cochran and Harvard Law Professor Charles Ogletree, file suit against the City of Tulsa and the State of Oklahoma (Alexander, et al., v. Oklahoma, et al.) (sometimes called the Tulsa survivor litigation) based upon the findings of the Oklahoma Commission to Study the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921.