An American Dream at Parade Park
As Kansas City’s first Black-owned housing co-op, Parade Park helped residents pursue the American Dream of owning a home and building a community. But after 60 years, it’s uncertain if it can survive foreclosure and redevelopment.
Read more about how Parade Park offered Black Kansas City families a path to home ownership from KCUR's Bek Shackelford-Nwanganga.
This episode of A People's History of Kansas Citywas reported and produced by Bek Shackelford-Nwanganga, with editing by Suzanne Hogan, Barb Shelly and Mackenzie Martin. Sound design and mix by intern Paris Norvell.