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Africa in America

  It was late on a frigid Wednesday night, and I was stranded miles from home. Immersed in a sea of unfamiliar faces, I was at a loss to ask someone for a ride home. My company was warm, but…

Senegal on 79th

Yassa’s African Restaurant was easy to find, just west of the intersection of 79th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue. Its unassuming exterior matched the rest of the gritty blockÔÇôsimple yet bright signage above the entrance, dark brick exterior, and a…