• Maine June 22, 2022 7:37 pm

    Racist Sign Mocking Juneteenth Draws Rebuke From Maine Town

    The sign on a business window in Millinocket said of Juneteenth, the federal holiday that marks the end of slavery in the United States, “it’s whatever… We’re closed.” That was followed by a reference to foods that have historically been used to give a negative impression of Black people.

  • Juneteenth June 22, 2022 7:49 pm

    Racist Sign Mocking Juneteenth Draws Rebuke From Maine Town

    A Maine town has condemned a “disgraceful” sign posted in a window that mocked Juneteenth using racist stereotypes of Black people. The sign on a business window in Millinocket said of Juneteenth, the federal holiday that marks the end of slavery in the United States, “it’s whatever… We’re closed.” That was followed by a reference to foods that have...

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