Monday, August 12, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Phyllis Duncan and Rev. David Lowe address the crowd during Saturday’s peace gathering in Maywood. | Michael Romain
The funerals of Dean Stansberry, 38, and Yarnell M. White, 30, both of Maywood, were held over the weekend. The two men were fatally shot on July 30 on the 1200 block of South 13th Ave.
Continue reading “‘Hurt People Hurt People,’ Says Maywood Activist During Aug. 10 Peace Rally”
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Phyllis Duncan during a 2016 peace march in Maywood. | Courtesy Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch
Phyllis Duncan, the founder of Mothers of Murdered Sons and the Women’s Community Leadership Council, was recently among 10 people selected to be inducted into Triton College’s Distinguished Alumni Wall of Fame for 2018.
Continue reading “Village People: Phyllis Duncan, Peace Activist, Now On Triton’s Wall of Fame”
Tuesday, September 3, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Brenda Windmon, 48, still has a photo of her 14-year-old brother, Michael Jones, which was snapped as he lay in the hospital near death and recently removed from surgery, his head swaddled in gauze the color of staunched blood, his face obscured by tape and tubes.
Continue reading “‘Why Would Someone Kill a 14-year-old Boy?’ Residents Wonder at Vigil”