Gerald Talbot gets help from his great-grandson Demetrius Phillips at a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday to mark the renaming of Riverton Elementary School in Portland as the Gerald E. Talbot Community School. Talbot, the first Black man elected to the Maine Legislature and the founding president of the Portland chapter of the NAACP, attended the March on Washington in 1963 has and made it his life’s work to fight for racial justice and civil rights. Michael Kelley / The Forecaster