On May 2, 1979, four people are arrested by US Federal marshals at Harris Neck, Georgia (see timeline entry for April 1979) and sentenced to a month in jail in Savannah, Georgia. 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 September 7, 2018 Black Methodists for Church Renewal (BMCR) endorse reparations in May 1969. BMCR creates demands, including $750,000 for the Black Economic Development Conference (BEDC), presents these to the Methodist Board of Missions. The executive committee of the board establishes $1.3 million for economic empowerment. June 29, 2018 Resolution on reparations is sponsored by Aldermember Dorothy Tillman in Chicago City Council. 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.