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‘All That She Carried’ Weaves Together Generations of Black Women

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All That She Carried is the history of a single bag. Historian and author Tiya Miles used what few historical records she could find to tell the stories of three generations of Black women with ties to that sack dating back to 1850. Miles’ journey started because of a simple message embroidered on the bag by one of its owners, Ruth Middleton. She told Here & Now‘s Scott Tong that people have emotional reactions to seeing the sack, because it means the families survived to pass it down to future generations.

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Comida Cantina Adjusts to the Pandemic, Establishes Wildcard Advantage Program

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Just seven weeks after Comida Cantina opened in January 2020, COVID-19 shut down the restaurant’s dining room.  Comida is a Central St. restaurant and bar specializing in Mexican and Latin American-inspired cuisine. During the pandemic, the restaurant made a variety of adjustments and recently launched a partnership with Northwestern’s Wildcard Advantage Discounts program.  “Our goal…

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‘Beyond Torture’: Family of Missing Langley, B.C. Man Urges People to Come Forward

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Devon Goodrick was last seen around 3:30 a.m. Sept. 25, near 192 Street and 28 Avenue, and was reported missing two days later.

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Reduce, reuse, recycle and refuse: these are tenets of Eco and the Flamingo, Evanston and Chicago’s first zero waste general stores. “(Sustainability’s) just been our guiding value from the beginning — if a company wasn’t sustainable, we weren’t going to work with them,” co-founder Bethany Barbouti said. “That was just one area we were never…

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