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 September 7, 2018 In September 1969, the Episcopal Church convenes a Special General Convention. June 29, 2018 Fellowship of Reconciliation and The Truth Telling Project hosts The Long Wait for Freedom & Global Reparations webinar on Juneteenth 2018. June 28, 2018 Bishop Henry McNeal Turner (bishop in the African Methodist Episcopal Church from 1880 to 1915; Georgia legislator during Reconstruction; U.S. Army chaplain; newspaper editor; civil rights and back-to-Africa activist; African missionary; and early proponent of black theology) calls for reparations from the US Federal Government.