Chatham residents stand up for community in wake of violence

Chatham residents stand up for community in wake of violence

*Photo: Like many Chatham resident, Jahmal Cole (center), shown at Nat King Cole Park, hopes to see the community area rebound. (Lenny Gilmore / RedEye / June 5, 2014)

“When Jahmal Cole, 30, wanted to settle down with his wife six years ago, he was looking for an African-American community with brick bungalows and manicured lawns. His real estate agent suggested either Beverly or Chatham.” ~ Tracy Swartz, @tracyswartz RedEye Chicago

Read more at http://www.redeyechicago.com/news/local/redeye-chatham-community-efforts-chicago-violence-20140608,0,763247.story#VZR00RPOqTPUoVH3.99

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