The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) hosts some 80 representatives in Atlanta, Georgia at the so-called Minority Group Conference in preparation for the Poor People’s Campaign (see timeline entry for December 4, 1967). June 29, 2018 No Comments Reference: http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Poor_People%27s_Campaign Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 28, 2018 In 1797, the US Congress rejects the North Carolina Slave Petition, the first recorded petition for an end to slavery by freed Blacks. June 29, 2018 In 1972, Mary Frances Berry publishes an article entitled “Reparations for the Freedman, 1890-1916: Fraudulent Practices or Justice Denied?,” concluding that no evidence was presented that leaders of the ex-slave pension movement had engaged in fraud. June 29, 2018 Deadria C. Farmer-Paellmann confronts Aetna Incorporated with evidence that a predecessor company had written so-called “Aetna Slave Policy” on the lives of slaves with slaveholders as policy beneficiaries, thereby helping to finance the institution of slavery. Farmer-Paellmann asks that the company apologize and pay restitution. Aetna agrees to do both.