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Did One Woman’s 1966 Letter to Dr. King Predict the Plight of Suburbs Like Maywood?
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Did One Woman’s 1966 Letter to Dr. King Predict the Plight of Suburbs Like Maywood?

Martin Luther King, Jr. in his study in Atlanta. | The King Center  Monday, January 16, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews The letter is dated Aug. 8, 1966. It’s written by June Alder and is addressed to Dr. Martin Luther King, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 366 E. 47th Street, Chicago. Alder writes as … Continue reading

Triton Professor to Debut Award-Winning Documentary at Siskel Center on Jan. 21
Arts & Culture / Noted

Triton Professor to Debut Award-Winning Documentary at Siskel Center on Jan. 21

Badlands National Park in South Dakota, which is the backdrop of Triton College professor Seth McClellan’s award-winning documentary, “Little Wound’s Warriors.” | Below: Seth McCellan || Photos submitted   Friday, January 13, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Filmmaker Seth McClellan remembers the first time he took a trip to Badlands National Park in … Continue reading

In Maywood, Community Leaders Lament President Barack Obama’s Departure
Community Notebook / National News / Noted / Politics

In Maywood, Community Leaders Lament President Barack Obama’s Departure

President Barack Obama delivers his Farewell Address on Jan. 10 in Chicago. | Getty Images/Bloomberg Thursday, January 12, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews On Thursday afternoon, Maywood Park District Commissioner Bill Hampton was still basking in the reflected glow of President Barack Obama’s Farewell Address, delivered two days earlier on Jan. 10 before … Continue reading