In April 1979, members of the former Harris Neck community and their descendants (see timeline entry for July 1942) converge on Harris Neck, Georgia to reclaim their land. June 29, 2018 No Comments Reference: https://www.change.org/p/return-harris-neck-land-to-rightful-owners Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like 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. June 29, 2018 On April 4, 1968, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. August 28, 2018 In the summer of 1973, a class-action lawsuit is filed on behalf of participants, and their families, in the US Public Health Service Syphilis Study at Tuskegee.