Happy Birthday Fred Hampton, Maywood’s Native Son

Friday, August 30, 2019 || By Dr. Rhonda Sherrod || OPINION || @maywoodnews

Escaping the American South wasn’t easy for many African Americans who fled North during the Great Migration.  In her stunning, award-winning book The Warmth of Other Suns, Isabel Wilkerson chronicles the myriad ways White Southerners tried to prevent Blacks from leaving the land white people called Dixie. 

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