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Closing Soon on The World for 4-14

 

PRI's THE WORLD

 

 

Closing soon: A go-to emporium that was 'part Asian bodega and totally New York City'

Selling bamboo steamers, embroidered slippers and paper lanterns imported from China hardly seems like a radical idea. But things were different in 1971.

FROM THE NEWSROOM:  We head to Nigeria where rallies are being held today in major cities. It's been one year since more than 200 schoolgirls were taken by militants from Boko Haram. The #bringbackourgirls campaign was launched soon thereafter. And yet, a year later, the girls are still missing. We'll check in with Dr Amina Aminu Dorayi, one of the organisers of the original Bring Back Our Girls protests.