The Real Cost Of Racial Justice Lies Ahead

Monday, January 21, 2019 || By Martin Luther King Jr. || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Martin Luther King during a march for fair housing in Chicago. | Bernard Kleina

The following is an excerpt from Martin Luther King’s last book, Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?, which was published in 1967 — a year before his assassination.

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Maywood Coach’s Dream Classic Basketball Tourney Has Diversity Fit For A King

Monday, January 21, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Maywood resident and Marshall High girl’s varsity basketball coach Dorothy Gaters watches a game during her annual MLK Dream Classic Tournament. | Alexa Rogals

For the past 18 years, girls and boys basketball teams from public and private high schools all across Illinois have trekked to Marshall High School in Chicago for the MLK Dream Classic tournament.

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Maywood Youth See Themselves in Past Civil Rights Protesters

Attendees at an MLK Day viewing of the documentary “Children’s March,” held Jan. 19, at the 200 Building. Below, Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins at the screening. Photo by Nicholas Samuel for the Village Free Press.  Monday, January 19, 2015 || By Nicholas Samuel  At an MLK Day event, a documentary ignites in young minds the power of peaceful protest MAYWOOD || Youth audience members gasped as … Continue reading Maywood Youth See Themselves in Past Civil Rights Protesters