Cohen speaks at annual King Day breakfast

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PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER ) -- The annual Martin Luther King Day celebration in Portland is even more special than usual.

The Portland NAACP is celebrating its 50th anniversary.  Every year the group holds a breakfast get together in King's honor.

This year, organizers have invited Bill Cohen to deliver the keynote speech.  Cohen is a former Senator and Congressman from Maine and he also served as Secretary of Defense under Pres. Bill Clinton.

The breakfast begin at 8 a.m. Monday at the Holiday Inn by the Bay.

Danielle Waugh got a preview of the proceedings from the Vice President of the NAACP Portland chapter, Sallie Chandler.



















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