In 1940, John H. H. Sengstacke, at right, nephew and heir to Chicago Defender founder Robert Sengstacke Abbott, assumed editorial control of the newspaper and continued to champion for equality.
In 1940, John H. H. Sengstacke, at right, nephew and heir to Chicago Defender founder Robert Sengstacke Abbott, assumed editorial control of the newspaper and continued to champion for equality. Library of Congress
In 1940, John H. H. Sengstacke, at right, nephew and heir to Chicago Defender founder Robert Sengstacke Abbott, assumed editorial control of the newspaper and continued to champion for equality. Library of Congress

Chicago Defender becomes a national voice for African-Americans

February 11, 2018 06:30 AM

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