LIVE: Community leaders discuss race relations in Portland

Our media partner, WGME, is hosting a roundtable discussion on race relations in Portland after last week’s Black Lives Matter protest that led to the arrests of 18 people.¬†It starts at 7 pm.

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The panel includes:

  • Chief Mike Sauschuk, Portland Police Department
  • Shay Stewart-Bouley, Community Change, Author, Blogger
  • Rachel Talbot Ross, NAACP
  • Samaa Abdurraqib, Community Organizer,¬†Portland Racial Justice Congress
  • Mayor Ethan Strimling, City of Portland
  • Mahmoud Hassan, Somali Community Association of Maine
Halima Noor, (from left), a 2016 Deering High School graduate, Dean Danielle Conway of the University of Maine School of Law and Portland Police Chief Michael Sauschuck sit together at a commitment to peace gathering at the Green Memorial AME Zion Church on Sheridan Street last Tuesday night. (Jake Bleiberg | BDN)

Halima Noor, (from left), a 2016 Deering High School graduate, Dean Danielle Conway of the University of Maine School of Law and Portland Police Chief Michael Sauschuck sit together at a commitment to peace gathering at the Green Memorial AME Zion Church on Sheridan Street last Tuesday night. (Jake Bleiberg | BDN)

Dan MacLeod

About Dan MacLeod

Dan MacLeod is the managing editor of the Bangor Daily News. He's an Orland native who moved to Portland in 2002 and now lives in Unity. He's been a journalist since 2008, and previously worked for the New York Post and the Brooklyn Paper.