Hoda Katebi, left, works on her computer while Mercy, right, cuts pieces for a sample garment. Hannah Steinkopf-Frank / Block Club Chicago

Uptown Will Soon Be Home To Country’s First Woman- And Refugee-Owned Clothing Co-Op

Hoda Katebi, founder of popular fashion blog JooJoo Azad, said Chicago is a natural fit for ethical fashion.

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Another 42 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Surge In Cases Worsens

There have now been 141 deaths in Illinois from the pandemic and 6,980 confirmed cases. The latter is a jump of 986 cases since Tuesday.

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City Employee Dies From Coronavirus, Mayor Lightfoot Says

"This sobering moment should remind us that the numbers we report every day are not mere statistics," Lightfoot said.