• Mother Wade's love for community knows no bounds

    1 month ago - By WGN TV

    CHICAGO - There aren't too many people on Chicago's South Side and beyond who don't know “Mother Wade.”
    Josephine Wade came to Chicago from Arkansas. The daughter of sharecroppers, she knew what it was like to be poor and dreamed of a better life.
    Wade opened Captain's Hardtimes restaurant with her husband in 1986. Located in Chicago's Chatham neighborhood, it's now known as Josephine's Cooking. She now co-owns it with her son Victor Love.
    She has hosted Heads of State, politicians and celebrities. The late Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, wouldn't come to Chicago without stopping for a...
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