Christian Harris

Oak Park’s Reparations Discussions Include Maywood

The parishioners of Oak Park’s Mt. Carmel Colored Baptist Church seen in a photo from 1905. Many of Oak Park’s early Black residents moved to Maywood after after the church was sold and razed to make way for white business development. Below, Christian Harris, an Oak Park native, said work should be done to track those parishioners’ descendants. | Provided  […]