Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu Tours West Town Museum Of Cultural History In Maywood

Friday, August 30, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Dr. Kunjufu with George Stone II during a recent tour of the West Town Museum of Cultural History. | Photos submitted

Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu, a well-known educational consultant, public speaker and author, was in Maywood on Aug. 17 to tour the West Town Museum of Cultural History, 104 S. 5th Ave.

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In Maywood, a Juneteenth Celebration Prompts an Abiding Question: Are Blacks Really Free?

Community members during a panel discussion last Saturday about the significance of Juneteenth and its current resonance. | Michael Romain/VFP Thursday, June 22, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews When Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger issued on June 19, 1865 General Order No. 3, announcing that “in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free,” President Abraham Lincoln … Continue reading In Maywood, a Juneteenth Celebration Prompts an Abiding Question: Are Blacks Really Free?