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  • UPDATE 16 JUNE 2021, 6:03PM: This article was updated to include leaked private Instagram messages between Monterey County Protest, Serendipity Farms and Juneteenth Coalition.

    UPDATE 17 JUNE 2021, 2:45PM: This article was updated after the deadline for comment by the parties LCRW reached out to passed.

    A Monterey County nonprofit is calling off an event where people do unpaid labor in a field to somehow commemorate Juneteenth, the newly-recognized Federal Holiday celebrating the emancipation of slaves at the end of the Civil War. The aptly–named (or maybe not) Juneteenth Coalition’s event, “Anguish of the Elders” (archive,) was to be held in the wealthy Carmel Valley. The plan was for people to fast “from sunup to sundown,” show up to Serendipity Farms on Carmel Valley Road and “[perform] 246 minutes of field work for 246 years of enslavement.”

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  • A police Sergeant and GOP committeeperson suspected of trying to help cover up a bizarre politically-motivated car attack on Chicago’s northwest side is under fire for her homophobic comments made on Facebook this week.

    In screenshots taken from the Facebook profile of Sgt Amelia (Ammie) Kessem, she accused a library worker of trying to “indoctrinate” her 6-year old child with gay pride decor—and it’s not the first time she’s accused educators of sinister designs on children.

    This incident comes less than a year after she helped spearhead a campaign to get a Chicago Public Schools instructor fired for supporting Black Lives Matter protests.

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