Category: Op-Ed

OPINION: Prayers Against Racism

Thursday, November 15, 2018 || By ShaRhonda Dawson || OPINION || @maywoodnews 

Recently, there has been an uptick in racism and anti-Semitism in our community.  We are all aware of the dangerous racial rhetoric that came from the election of President Trump, but many of us, myself included, thought we were safe in our neighborhood from white terrorism.

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OPINION: I Stand By My Reporting On PMSA

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

For a brief moment during a Sept. 18 regular meeting of the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board, the local newspapers became the topic of discussion. The subject was our handling of the facilities master plan process that has been going on at the district for a year now.

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Aretha Franklin — The Undisputed

Friday, August 31, 2018 || By Dr. Rhonda Sherrod || OPINION || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Aretha Franklin performs live. | BBC 

Cerebral.  Spiritual.  Surreal. Rapturous.  It was all that. It happened more than 25 years ago, and I am still at a loss to fully understand it — to comprehend it in all its majesty. I’m still slightly uncertain I had such a magical experience; was it my imagination? One more time, in Aretha Franklin’s honor, I will struggle to describe it.

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