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Maine insurance agency faces online backlash after racist Juneteenth sign

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Maine insurance agency faces online backlash after racist Juneteenth sign

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The Harry E Reed Insurance Agency of Millinocket, Maine, is facing criticism for posting a racist sign on Juneteenth.

President Joe Biden and the state of Maine each signed bills into law in June 2021 recognizing Juneteenth as a federal and state holiday.

Google Earth view of Reed Agency in Millinocket, Maine.


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Published On: 2022-06-22, 20:18:15

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