Thursday, August 29, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Phyllis Clifton and Gary Woll celebrate their 80th birthdays during a gathering on Aug. 27 in Maywood. | Michael Romain
The year was 1939.
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Wednesday, August 28, 2019 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Master stylist Kevin Anthony White teaching onlookers hair coloring techniques Sunday at the Blue Note Jazz Club in Broadview. | Shanel Romain
Tina Mays, of Country Club Hills, has been a cosmetologist for 29 years. She’s seen and heard the gamut, but even she concedes that some things are never easy to see or hear — no matter how many years a person has been your client.
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Monday, August 26, 2019 || By Michael Romain || OPINION || @maywoodnews
Late August this year marks the 400th anniversary of English colonist John Rolfe’s letter to Sir Edwin Sandys, the treasurer of the Virginia Company of London. The letter is the first documentation of Africans in Virginia.
Continue reading “In 1619, ’20 and odd Negroes’ Arrived In Jamestown — And We’re Just Now Realizing The Full Breadth Of Their Impact”