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 In October 1994, Maurice Glele, Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance, visits the US, at the invitation of the December I2th Movement International Secretariat (IS) and others. June 29, 2018 In 1996, the 75th anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre (May 31 to June 1, 1921), a bi-partisan group in the Oklahoma State legislature authorizes formation of the Oklahoma Commission to Study the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921. Members are appointed to investigate events, interview survivors, hear testimony from the public, and prepare a report of events. There is an effort toward public education about these events through the process. 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.