JACKMAN, Maine (AP) — The town manager of a rural Maine community says he’s the leader of a racial segregationist group, and he believes the United States would be better off if people of different races were to “voluntarily separate.”READ MORE: Several Small Burbank Shops Targeted In Early Morning Burglary Spree
Jackman town manager Tom Kawczynski tells the Bangor Daily News that he wants to preserve the white majority of northern New England and Atlantic Canada. He moved to Maine a year ago and launched a group called “New Albion” to promote what he calls “the positive aspects of our European heritage.”READ MORE: Parolee Aariel Maynor Arrested In Connection With Jacqueline Avant Killing After Shooting Himself In The Foot
The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine says Kawczynski’s attitudes and materials are “shockingly racist.” Kawczynski says his group is “pro-white” without being opposed to other racial groups.
Jackman Town Office officials did not immediately return a message from The Associated Press.MORE NEWS: Kings Lose To Flames 3-2, Markstrom Makes 40 Saves
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