Saturday, February 17, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Several hundred people filled the sanctuary of Proviso Baptist Church, 1116 S. 5th Ave., in Maywood, on Feb. 16, to pay their respects to William Edward Hampton — the brother of the slain Black Panther leader Fred Hampton and a Maywood Park District commissioner.
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Monday, February 5, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Danny K. Davis and Anthony Clark in Melrose Park. | VFP
Congressman Danny K. Davis (7th) and Anthony Clark, his challenger in the Democratic Primary, faced each other during a formal campaign event for the first time on Feb. 3.
The short exchange was a study in contrasts, as Davis presented himself as the experienced statesman while Clark presented himself as the face of change.
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Monday, January 29, 2018 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Congressman Danny K. Davis at the City Club of Chicago in 2014. | City Club of Chicago/YouTube
U.S. Representative Danny Davis (7th) is looking to make Illinois bail reform national. On Jan. 18, he introduced House Bill 4833, which would require state governments to change their laws regarding bail and trial procedures in two significant ways.
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