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View events for the week of 6/18/2021
Will Juneteenth go mainstreamed into oblivion?
Date Friday June 18
Time 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/AuthorDavid Giesen
Emailinfo [at] TheCommonsSF.org
Phone415-948-4265
Location Details
ZOOM: https://zoom.us/j/95970820640?pwd=cHNYeTQyQktHNmVHcVVuNXVuMnFkZz09
Now that Congress and the President have, momentarily, certified Juneteenth as a national holiday, will it become a bromide?

As a holiday, will Juneteenth serve as a reminder that critical race theory once mattered because chattel slavery WAS once institutional (and functional slavery yet abides through share-cropping-type relations to the land), or will Juneteenth be assimilated into the company of July 4 as a national day of civics illiteracy when "the right to life" means nothing more than that you dutifully paid the month's land rent/mortgage to the functional owners of the earth three days earlier?

You're invited to share your thoughts on the matter, moderated by a high school Model United Nations debate teacher.

Added to the calendar on Thursday Jun 17th, 2021 7:03 AM
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