Welcome to Amjambo Africa’s exclusive in-depth video interview with Maine’s Speaker of the House Rep. Rachel Talbot Ross. Jean Hakuzimana spoke with Speaker Talbot Ross about a number of topics of great relevance to BIPOC audiences in Maine. These included what it was like for her to grow up Black in Maine; priority bills this legislative session; Maine’s housing crisis and what to do about it; her relationship with Governor Mills; why it’s important to bridge the chasm between the African American and African immigrant communities; Tribal sovereignty, and much more. The interview is rich in content and personal in feel.

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