Category: Politics

After 36 Years In Government, Henderson Yarbrough Says Farewell

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Henderson Yarbrough — who went from working as a special projects coordinator for the village of Maywood in the 1980s to being its mayor from 2005 until 2013 — sat in on his last meeting as an elected official on May 21 (elected a trustee in 2015, he decided against running for reelection). 

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Another Activist Announces Bid To Succeed Davis

Friday, May 24, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Kina Collins, a gun reform activist, has joined the race to succeed Congressman Danny K. Davis. | Courtesy Kina Collins

Another candidate has announced her run for the Illinois 7th Congressional District seat. Gun violence prevention advocate Kina Collins filed the paperwork establishing her candidacy on May 13, her campaign announced.

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Local Activist Launches Congressional Bid

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Anthony Clark, an Oak Park activist and teacher, has announced that he plans to run for a 7th District Congressional seat again. | File

Well, it’s official. Anthony Clark, the outspoken Oak Park and River Forest High School teacher and founder of the nonprofit social justice organization Suburban Unity Alliance, is running for Congress again. 

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