The more things change, the more things stay the same.

Who’d a thunk it? Out-migration to Bangor, Maine?

Nearly all of Bangor’s black foreign immigrant population in the late 19th and early 20th centuries was from Canada — Fredericton, Kingsclear and Woodstock, New Brunswick, according to Maureen Elgersman Lee in her book “Black Bangor: African Americans in a Maine Community, 1880-1950,” the second volume on Maine’s African-Americans to appear in 2006.