Davis Endorses Kamala Harris For President

Monday, July 29, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Congressman Danny K. Davis and supporters during a press conference outside of MacArthur’s Restaurant in Chicago on July 28.

Congressman Danny K. Davis (7th) has officially endorsed a candidate in the crowded race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

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Carol Moseley-Braun Anchors Eureka Lodge’s Juneteenth Honors

Monday, June 24, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Honorees stand for a photo during Eureka Lodge’s first annual Juneteenth commemoration on June 19. | Submitted photo

On June 19, members of Eureka Lodge #64, an Illinois affiliate of the Prince Hall Masons — the world’s oldest and largest group of masons of African origin — held their first annual Juneteenth commemoration at the Best Western Plus Chicago hotel in Hillside.

Tyreese Stafford, who heads up the lodge (his formal title is Worshipful Master), took the lead in organizing the event.

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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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