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.
Continue reading “Happy Birthday Fred Hampton, Maywood’s Native Son”
Sunday, January 6, 2019 || By Dr. Rhonda Sherrod || OPINION ||@maywoodnews
Who can forget the snarled, contorted face of Brett
Kavanaugh as he gulped water and cried, or the steely calm of Dr. Christine
Blasey Ford as she gave riveting testimony concerning what she says happened to
her as a young, defenseless girl?
Continue reading “OPINION: Black Girls In Pain Matter, Too”
Thursday, December 20, 2018 || By Dr. Rhonda Sherrod || OPINION || @maywoodnews
Not long ago, I met a nice young man. He looked to be about 19 years old, and I will call him Baron. He was kind, soft-spoken, and easy going … and both he and his pain are invisible to most people.
Continue reading “OPINION: The Unseen Needs Of Young People”