Don Williams, Maywood’s Second Black Mayor, Dies At 92

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 5:26 p.m.

Don Williams — the Maywood businessman, civic leader, minister and politician who served a term as mayor of Maywood — died on July 9. He was 92 years old. Williams’ death was confirmed by close relatives, who said that he had been in hospice care.

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Bill Hampton, Others Reflect on Fred’s Assassination in the Era of Trump

Bill Hampton, the brother of Fred Hampton, in their childhood home in Maywood, flanked by photos of his mother Iberia’s grandparents, Edmond and Christine White, who were the children of slaves. | William Camarg/Wednesday Journa || Below left, former Black Panther Billy Dunbar, middle, speaks with members of the Maywood-Proviso Rotary Club last Thursday. | Michael Romain/VFP Tuesday, February 28, 2017 || By Michael Romain … Continue reading Bill Hampton, Others Reflect on Fred’s Assassination in the Era of Trump