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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Wednesday, August 30, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Dee Brown during his Illini playing days. | Getty Images
Proviso East Pirate and University of Illinois basketball standout Dee Brown has taken a job as an assistant coach at the University of Illinois at Chicago, according to multiple reports.
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Maywood native Rev. Tyrone Crider, who died Friday at 58. | Family photo Monday, May 29, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Rev. Tyrone Crider, a prominent South Side pastor and social justice activist who fought alongside some of Chicago’s most notable cultural icons — from Harold Washington to Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. — died from cancer on May 26 at a hospital in Chicago. … Continue reading Rev. Tyrone Crider, Maywood Native and ‘Pastor of Pastors,’ Dies at 58