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 Black Methodists for Church Renewal (BMCR) endorse reparations in May 1969. BMCR creates demands, including $750,000 for the Black Economic Development Conference (BEDC), presents these to the Methodist Board of Missions. The executive committee of the board establishes $1.3 million for economic empowerment. June 29, 2018 On May 2, 1979, four people are arrested by US Federal marshals at Harris Neck, Georgia (see timeline entry for April 1979) and sentenced to a month in jail in Savannah, Georgia. June 29, 2018 On Sunday May 12, 1968, Mothers’ Day, demonstrators led by Coretta Scott King begin a two-week protest in support of the Poor People’s Campaign (see timeline entry for December 4, 1967) in Washington, D.C., demanding an Economic Bill of Rights.