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 editor of BDN Portland. He's an Orland native who first moved to Portland in 2002. He's been a journalist since 2008, and previously worked for the New York Post and the Brooklyn Paper.