Tag: President Trump

Local Lawmakers Push Safe Zones Immigration Bill

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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Village People: Doc to Donald Trump — ‘Do Your Job’

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.

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Proviso East Football Team Takes a Knee; ‘We want to do what’s right,’ Coach Says

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.

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