The U.S. Senate approved, by voice vote, S.R. 39, which called for the lawmakers to apologize to lynching victims, survivors, and their descendants, several whom were watching from the gallery. March 23, 2019 No Comments Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 29, 2018 In December 2000, the US attends the GRULAC (Group of Latin American and Caribbean) countries’ preparatory conference, rather than its own WEO preparatory conference, reportedly to try to ensure that the GRULAC preparatory conference (held in Santiago, Chile) does not come out with a strong declaration on reparations and crimes against humanity. June 29, 2018 In 2009, the Illinois State legislature passes a bill authorizing creation of the Illinois Torture Inquiry Relief Commission (TIRC) to investigate cases of people “in which police torture might have resulted in wrongful convictions.” September 10, 2018 Meetings are held in Brooklyn in 1976 and 1977. The purpose is to address disunity among the various forces in the Black Movement and to formulate a united front. A core group urges a call to convene the founding convention of the National Black United Front (NBUF).