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The Coming of the Invisible People
BEGIN AGAIN SERIES: A Talk with Bob Greene

Recorded on June 10, 2021

They came in waves on waves. They were in the background on the steel roads that snaked deep into the interior. While not being unnoticed, they were invisible. And before you knew it, Maine had a vibrant albeit small Black population. Hear Bob Greene as he describes the histories of the Black people of Maine whose lives and work have made Maine what it is today and have laid the foundations for the future of the Pine Tree state.