May 2011 – Freedom's Journal Institute was formed, on paper. Dr. Eric and Jennifer Wallace were its co-founders.
September 2012 – We began to hold our first board meetings and plan for the Black Conservative Summit.
August 2013 –- We held our first Black Conservative Summit in St. Charles IL a suburb of Chicago.
July 2014 -- Lonnie Poindexter Joins us as the managing director. Freedom's Journal radio is launched on the Urban Family Talk Radio. Dr Wallace takes a leave of absence to run for Congress.
September 2014 -- The BCS first leadership initiative is held in Washington D.C. at the Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies & Citizenship.
November 5, 2014 -- Dr. Wallace returns as president of FJI after an unsuccessful run for political office.
July 31, 2015 -- FJI holds its first RISE Initiative Conference, "In Defense of Life: Why All Lives Matter," in Tinley Park, Illinois. Gov. Mike Huckabee spoke
October1, 2015 -- FJI co-sponsors Dr. Ben Carson spoke during the Olivet Nazarene University Chapel
June 15-16, 2017 -- 2017 BCS Leadership Initiative: Black Families Matter
June 17, 2017 -- FJI co-sponsors March for Marriage