The Beacon on Fifth Avenue

By Michael Romain “I was living in Northern Virginia, working as a government contractor,” says Rev. Regi Ratliffe, who was raised in Maywood and attended Garfield Elementary and Proviso East High School. Mr. Ratliffe, an NCAA All-American wrestler who competed at the Olympic trials, was tired of coming back home to a place that was looking less and less like the Maywood of his youth. … Continue reading The Beacon on Fifth Avenue