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On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. speaks with Chris Montana, owner and head distiller Du Nord Craft Spirits, located in Minneapolis, Minn.
Montana talks about waking up one morning and deciding he wanted to make booze, being the only African-American craft distiller, and mixing his wife's rural upbringing with his urban experience to create a family business.
The StoryCorps mobile booth was in Austin in January, and we’re bringing you some of the stories that were recorded there. Locally recorded stories will air on Monday mornings during Morning Edition and archived here.
Vanessa Beltran and Emmy Laursen became friends almost four years ago while taking part in a 4000 mile bike ride from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska. They recently sat down in the StoryCorps mobile booth to talk about their enduring friendship.