The Southern Baptists apologized to African American church members for the denomination’s endorsement of slavery. March 23, 2019 No Comments Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 29, 2018 On April 14, 2015, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announces the creation of a $5.5 million city fund for individuals who could prove that they were victimized by former Chicago Police Department commander Jon Burge. (When this fund is first proposed by Aldermembers in 2013, they suggest that it should be established for $20 million.) March 23, 2019 The Pawnees were awarded more than $1 million in a suit brought before the Indian Claims Commission for land taken from them in Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri (Race, Racism, and Reparations by J. Angelo Corlett, 2003, Cornell University Press, p. 170). June 29, 2018 In February 2016, after spending a week meeting with African Americans across the United States, including in Baltimore, Chicago, New York City, D.C. and Jackson, Mississippi, the U.N. Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent releases its recommendations, urging the US to consider reparations to African Americans whose ancestors were enslaved as part of trans-Atlantic slave trade.