Friday, October 12, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: The childhood home of Fred Hampton. | Fred Hampton Jr./Facebook
Relatives, friends and colleagues of the late civil rights activist Fred Hampton are fighting to save Hampton’s childhood home in Maywood from going into foreclosure.
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Saturday, February 17, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Several hundred people filled the sanctuary of Proviso Baptist Church, 1116 S. 5th Ave., in Maywood, on Feb. 16, to pay their respects to William Edward Hampton — the brother of the slain Black Panther leader Fred Hampton and a Maywood Park District commissioner.
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Wednesday, February 14, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Maywood Park District Commission President Dawn Williams-Rone shoots hoops on the new basketball court located in the shadow the 809 W. Madison building, which could also be renovated by the end of this year. | File
Renovations on the Maywood Park District’s building at 809 W. Madison St. are scheduled to start in the summer and could be completed before the year is out, according to park district officials.
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