County’s Black History Month Essay Contest To Award $3,500 To Winner

Sunday, January 27, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

Featured image: A painting, “In the North the Negro had better educational facilities,” by Jacob Lawrence. | Moma.org

An essay contest sponsored by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will reward the winner with a $3,500 scholarship, which would go to support the winner’s first year of college.

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From the Review: Big Endorsements Change 1st District County Commissioner’s Race

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 || By Michael Romain  All five candidates for 1st District Cook County Commissioner primary race faced off Saturday, February 22, 2014, at the Maywood Public Library for the Think Democracy Candidates Forum. The forum was sponsored by The Village Free Press, Forest Park Review, Neighbors of Maywood Community Organization (NOMCO) and other community organizations. The five candidates were former 29th ward alderman Isaac “Ike” … Continue reading From the Review: Big Endorsements Change 1st District County Commissioner’s Race

And The Endorsement Goes To….Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Alderman Jason Ervin And Oak Park President Anan Abu-Taleb Select Their Candidate In First District Commissioner’s Race

  Tuesday, February 18, 2014, CHICAGO || By Michael Romain In what may turn out to be a pivotal turning point in the race for First District Cook County Commissioner, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Alderman Jason Ervin (28th ward), Alderman Joe Moreno (1st ward) and Oak Park President Anan Abu-Taleb all gathered for a press conference downtown at the … Continue reading And The Endorsement Goes To….Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Alderman Jason Ervin And Oak Park President Anan Abu-Taleb Select Their Candidate In First District Commissioner’s Race