Briefly: Honorary Street Named After Hillside Pastor | A Maywood Brotherhood to Give Away 350 Toys to Needy| More Inside

Apostle Donald L. Alford was honored with a street-signing named after him during a Dec. 4 ceremony at his Hillside church, Progressive Life-Giving Word Cathedral, which was located in Maywood before moving west in 2002. || Photos: David Dickerson/Facebook Tuesday, December 13, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 9:22 p.m.  Apostle Donald Alford, the longtime pastor of Progressive Life-Giving Word Cathedral in Hillside, … Continue reading Briefly: Honorary Street Named After Hillside Pastor | A Maywood Brotherhood to Give Away 350 Toys to Needy| More Inside

Black-Owned Bookstore Celebrates 23 Years With 3-Day Sale, Book Fair, Aug. 25 – 27

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Afriware Books, the brainchild of former electrical engineer Nzingha Nommo, is celebrating its 23rd anniversary this year with a 3-day sale starting Aug. 25 and a book fair on Aug. 27. The Maywood store, one of the longest surviving black-owned bookstores in the country, grew from a passion for books ignited in Nommo after she read Ralph … Continue reading Black-Owned Bookstore Celebrates 23 Years With 3-Day Sale, Book Fair, Aug. 25 – 27