Cornel West Stands In Solidarity With Melrose Park’s PASO

Saturday, August 24, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Cornel West, right, embraces Diego Amite on Saturday during a gathering at Unity Temple in Oak Park. | Shanel Romain

Diego Amite, 19, migrated to the United States from Colombia nearly two years ago to find a better life. Equipped with a temporary visa, Amite secured two jobs to pay for school and living expenses, and to send some money back home to his family in Colombia.

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‘Hurt People Hurt People,’ Says Maywood Activist During Aug. 10 Peace Rally

Monday, August 12, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Phyllis Duncan and Rev. David Lowe address the crowd during Saturday’s peace gathering in Maywood. | Michael Romain

The funerals of Dean Stansberry, 38, and Yarnell M. White, 30, both of Maywood, were held over the weekend. The two men were fatally shot on July 30 on the 1200 block of South 13th Ave.

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