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 June 29, 2018 The Committee of 100 is formed to lobby for the Poor People’s Campaign (see timeline entry for December 4, 1967) in advance of the arrival of thousands for Resurrection tent city. September 15, 2018 Following the departure of the US from the Durban conference on September 3, 2001, the remaining members of the WEO Group agree to consensus language recognizing the transatlantic slave trade and slavery as crimes against humanity. June 29, 2018 Deadria C. Farmer-Paellmann confronts Aetna Incorporated with evidence that a predecessor company had written so-called “Aetna Slave Policy” on the lives of slaves with slaveholders as policy beneficiaries, thereby helping to finance the institution of slavery. Farmer-Paellmann asks that the company apologize and pay restitution. Aetna agrees to do both.