Historic Maywood Church Building Gets New Congregation, With A History Of Its Own

Sunday, June 7, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Congressman Danny K. Davis, fourth from left, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch and Rev. Myron Austin attend Sunday’s ribbon-cutting for Rose of Sharon Community Church, which moved into its permanent home in Maywood on July 7. | Shanel Romain

A historic Maywood church building that dates back to 1871 took in its newest congregation on July 7.

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Community Members Meet To Strategize Future Of Hampton Boyhood Home

Saturday, November 3, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Community members, including Fred Hampton Jr. and Congressman Danny K. Davis, meet at Irving in Maywood to discuss the future of Fred Hampton Sr.’s boyhood home. | VFP 

Around two dozen community members met Nov. 1 at Irving Middle School, 805 S. 17th Ave. in Maywood, to discuss the longterm future of the boyhood home of Black Panther icon Fred Hampton.

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