Monday, 11 June 2018 13:09

End of slavery to be celebrated on June 19

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BANGOR - It was on June 19 in 1865 when slaves were officially freed in the United States as a result of the Emancipation Proclamation signed by President Abraham Lincoln.

It is an event that the nation continues to celebrate today. On Monday, Craig Colson spoke with James Varner of the Maine Human Rights Coalition to get the details.

 

 

Craig Colson

News Director/Producer/Anchor
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Craig Colson became news director and anchor at WVII ABC 7 and WFVX Fox Bangor in December of 2012. He began his career in broadcasting in 1985 while working as a news photographer at another Bangor tele...