Friday July 30, 2020
JULY 27, 1942 REMEMBERED:
The day of the "taking" of Harris Neck Land
The Darien News
By Cecil Merkerson III
and Kathleen Russell
Thursday, July 1, 2010
BLACK LANDOWNERS FIGHT TO RECLAIM GEORGIA HOME
The New York Times
By Shaila Dewan
Sunday April 19, 2009
BARTON: END HARRIS NECK INJUSTICE
The Savannah Morning News
By Tom Barton
Saturday July 10, 2010
BLACK LANDOWNERS PREPARE
FOR FINAL BATTLE TO WIN BACK THRIVING SOCIETY
The London Times
By Catherine Philips
Sunday Dec 2, 2001
PROPERTY WRESTED FROM BLACKS VAST AP PROBE FINDS
By TODD LEWAN
and DOLORES BARCLAY
Sunday March 17, 2002
FAMILIES EVICTED BY ARMY
CLAIM MCINTOSH REFUGE
By BILL OSINSKI
'There is a beginning': How an ancient song uncovered ancestral roots and centuries of pain for a Jacksonville man.
Winston Relaford's family has been able to trace its ancestry back to a small village in Sierra Leone through a five-sentence song.
"GOIN BACK HOME"
'Goin' Back Home', a documentary film about the history of Harris Neck
through the present movement for the return of the land, is in post-production.
Goin' Back Home', a story of a small Gullah fishing community's struggle
for its land and justice; a truly unique American story.
The Language You Cry In....
The Language You Cry In tells an amazing scholarly detective story that searches for
and finds meaningful links between African Americans and their ancestral past
On February 20, 1983, 60 Minutes aired a segment on Harris Neck. Through interviews with former Harris Neck residents, other members of McIntosh County, U.S. Fish and Wildlife employees and the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior, Mike Wallace revealed the story of the Harris Neck community from its beginning through the first, but unsuccessful, movement for the return of the land.
To order a DVD of this program, please contact:
CBS News Information Resources
524 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
Price: $49.50 + local sales tax
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