Tag: The Chicago Defender

West Side Stories: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

The Chicago Defender, Robert Sengstacke Abbott, African American History, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN
In the early 1900s, editor and founder of The Chicago Defender Robert Sengstacke Abbott urged Blacks to come to the north, especially Chicago, by advertising successful Black individuals in the city with many job opportunities and a boisterous social and entertainment life as inspiration for Blacks to leave the South.
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