Fury as Maine insurance firm posts sign in its window saying: ‘Juneteenth. It’s whatever… We’re closed. Enjoy your fried chicken & collard greens’
- The sign was posted in the window Harry E. Reed Insurance Inc. in Millinocket, Maine
- Progressive Insurance, of which Reed Insurance is an affiliate, terminated its contract with the business
- The employee who wrote and posted the sign, Melanie Higgins, told local news outlets that she did not intend for the sign to be racist
A Maine insurance agency is facing outrage after it posted a racist Juneteenth closure sign in its window on Monday.
‘Juneteenth. It’s whatever. We’re closed. Enjoy your fried chicken and collard greens,’ the sign, scotch-taped to the front window of Harry E. Reed Insurance Inc….