‘I’m Tired Of Taking Crumbs!’ Lightford Says During Demonstration In Maywood

Sunday, June 7, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  An array of elected officials from across the state gathered in Maywood on Sunday to make a series of demands as Gov. J.B. Pritzker stood mere feet away. All of those gathered stood underneath the shadow of Maywood native son Fred Hampton, whose bronze bust was the focal point of […]

An 8.46-Mile George Floyd Justice Walk Recognizes Martyr’s Suffering

Sunday, June 7, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  On June 6, at least 30 people walked for 8.46 miles through Maywood, Broadview and Bellwood to honor the memory of George Floyd, the Minnesota man who died on May 25 at the hands of Minneapolis police. Officer Derek Chauvin had his knee on Floyd’s neck for eight minutes and […]