Anthony Johnson July 17, 2018 No Comments Reference: National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 28, 2018 In July 1942, the US Government confiscates 2,687 acres at Harris Neck, Georgia (see timeline entry for September 2, 1865) for the stated purpose of building an Army airfield. June 29, 2018 In 2005, JP Morgan Chase and Wachovia apologize for their connections to slavery. June 29, 2018 On August 1, 1980, Edgar Timmons. Jr. and the group known as People Organized for Equal Rights (POER) file a motion for the return of Harris Neck, Georgia (see timeline entry for July 1942). Attorneys for POER include Clarence Martin of Savannah, Georgia and Eric Schnapper of New York. The NAACP and the Emergency Land Fund assist POER in the effort.