Tag: Opinion

LETTERS: Examples Of Established Success

Thursday, March 14, 2019 || LETTERS || OPINION || @maywoodnews

I am on the ballot for re-election to the Maywood Park District Board for a 6 year term. I have been on the Maywood Park District board since 2013, and we as a board have had our share of ups and downs and we have finally achieved the goals that our Maywood residents have asked us for examples. Here they are:

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Freedom’s Journal, The Nation’s First Black-Owned Newspaper, Shows Importance Of A Free Press

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 || By Michael Romain || OPINION || @maywoodnews

I think it’s fitting that I set aside some time in February, Black History Month, to recognize what, in some ways, was this paper’s precedence — Freedom’s Journal, the first African American owned and operated newspaper in the United States.

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