Historic Maine Election Brings Immigrants to the Table in a Big Way
1-2 [English, photos and text]; 5 [French, text]; 6 [Swahili, text]; 7 [Somali, text]; 14 [Kinyarwanda, text]; 15 [Portuguese, text]
Discussion of the Maine state elections held in November 2019 in which eight first- and second-generation Americans were elected to local government. Describes how these Maine wins fit into a national trend of New Americans seeking public office. Notes the importance of so many people of color being elected in one of the whitest U.S. states. Relates public reactions to the election gleaned during a "walk in Lewiston."
Amjambo Africa! staff writers, "Historic Maine Election Brings Immigrants to the Table in a Big Way" (2019). Maine News Index – Amjambo Africa!. 291.
English, French, Swahili, Somali, Kinyarwanda, Portuguese