Despite Threat, Hampton’s Home A Monument In The Making

Sunday, October 21, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A mantle inside of the Maywood apartment where Fred Hampton Sr. grew up. | Shanel Romain 

Even though he’s currently fighting to secure his status as legal owner of the two-story multi-unit property where his father, Fred Hampton Sr., grew up, Fred Hampton Jr. has still attempted to turn the property at 804 S. 17th Ave. in Maywood into a living museum.

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Fred Hampton’s Boyhood House Saved From Foreclosure — For Now

Sunday, October 21, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Fred Hampton Jr.’s efforts to save the boyhood home of his late father, slain Black Panther Fred Hampton Sr. received a boost of momentum on Sunday, when supporters learned a pending foreclosure auction had been stayed. | Shanel Romain 

The childhood home of slain Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, 804 S. 17th Ave. in Maywood, will not be up for auction this week, as was originally scheduled, buying community leaders some more time in their attempts to keep the home in the Hampton family.

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County Gives Tax Breaks To Nat’l Cycle In Maywood, A-1 Tool In Melrose Park

Saturday, October 20, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A worker welding at Matot, a family-owned manufacturing company in Bellwood. | Cook County Bureau of Economic Development 

The Cook County Board of Commissioners recently approved requests for tax breaks from two Proviso Township businesses.

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