Local history has been made in Bangor, Maine. This year, the Pine Tree State’s third-largest city elected its first person of color and first immigrant city councilor, Angela Okafor. Okafor says it’s the latest in a series of challenges she’s undertaken, but among the least expected. “I’m not a political person,” said Okafor, “but if I keep waiting, it...
Angela Okafor has become the first immigrant and person of color to be a city councilor in Bangor, Maine.