Chicago Defender Releases Last Print Issue, Goes All-Digital

Monday, July 15, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Robert Abbott, the Defender’s founder, appears in an edition of the newspaper, which last week released its last print issue. | Chicago Defender

Shari Noland, 49, of Oak Park, knew what she was getting into when, in 2017, she decided to leave her job as communications director for the Oak Park Education Foundation in order to become executive editor of the Chicago Defender. The cash-strapped newspaper’s best days were behind it, but the Defender’s rich legacy still resonated with the veteran journalist.

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Milwaukee Police Release Video Of Sterling Brown’s ‘Unlawful’ Arrest

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Screenshot of body-cam footage showing the Milwaukee Police tasing and arresting Sterling Brown in January. | Screenshot 

The Milwaukee Police Department has released video footage of the Jan. 26 arrest of Maywood native, Proviso East graduate and Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown.

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Maywood Native Sterling Brown To Sue Milwaukee Police After Stun Gun Incident

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Sterling Brown | Milwaukee Bucks/Twitter 

Maywood native and Proviso East alum Sterling Brown, 23, who plays for the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks, is planning to file a civil lawsuit against the Milwaukee Police Department, Brown’s attorney announced on May 22.

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