Survey: Public Support For Unions Hits 57-Year High Nationally

African American and Hispanic American workers on strike, wearing placards that encourage support for better wages in the 1960s. | Creative Commons  Friday, September 9, 2022 || By Peter Hancock/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews  SPRINGFIELD – As voters in Illinois prepare to decide on a state constitutional amendment that would guarantee workers the right to organize, a new study shows union membership in the state grew last […]

Jazzy Bellwood Mural Pays Homage To Iconic Performers 

The mural at 243 Mannheim Road in Bellwood depicting Sammy Davis Jr., Lena Horne and Harry Belafonte. The mural was painted by Chicago artist John Vergara. | Shanel Romain  Friday, September 9, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  When Chicago artist John Vergara was tapped to paint the entire south-facing brick facade of a two-story former auto shop at […]