Tuesday, June 26, 2018 || By Tim Inklebarger/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Mony Ruiz-Velasco, executive director of PASO. | File
As the Trump Administration continues to ramp up arrests and deportation of undocumented immigrants across the nation, two local state lawmakers have advanced a proposal aimed at creating safe zones for them in public spaces.
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Monday, October 16, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Doc Rivers | NBA.com
Maywood native, forever Pirate and current LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers isn’t shy about expressing his opinion, so it shouldn’t surprise many that he’d wade in on the protest demonstrations sweeping the nation, particularly in the wake of President Donald Trump’s comments criticizing NFL players.
Continue reading “Village People: Doc to Donald Trump — ‘Do Your Job’”
Saturday, October 7, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: The Proviso East varsity football team kneels during the National Anthem on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 | Photo submitted
The entire Proviso East High School varsity football team and coaching staff joined with demonstrators across the country on Saturday when they knelt during the National Anthem before their homecoming game against the visiting Proviso West Panthers.
Continue reading “Proviso East Football Team Takes a Knee; ‘We want to do what’s right,’ Coach Says”