Putting Unity in Community Part 2: New Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, Oak Park Temple members visit National Museum of…


Two local religious groups are making Chicago Proud! Members of Oak Park Temple and New Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church in West Garfield Park recently traveled together to Washington D.C. Tuesday, we saw their experience at the National Holocaust Museum

Even though the first day was long and in some cases emotionally draining, many members of the group stayed up late talking about their experience at the Holocaust Museum, the commonalities within their cultures and the anticipation of what they’d discover at the African American Museum.

With the Washington Monument overlooking its symbolic structure, the 2-year-old National Museum of African American History and Culture is still the hottest ticket in town! The group started with a prayer outside the entrance.

The tour began in the lower level with…

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