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 In 1999, the National Bar Association creates a reparations task force. September 7, 2018 At Union Theological Seminary, students shut down an administrative wing until allowed to speak to the board of directors in support of the Black Manifesto. On May 15, 1969, the board resolves to invest $500,000 of endowment monies in Black enterprises in neighboring Harlem, to try to raise $1 million to finance the Seminary’s involvement in community projects, and to ask each board member to contribute to a special fund. June 29, 2018 In spring of 1994, the Florida State legislature votes to give $2 million in compensation for the nine family members surviving the Rosewood Massacre of 1923 (equaling $150,000 each). In December 2010, a state scholarship is established for descendants of families who survived the Massacre.