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Historical Chicago defender
ProQuest historical newspapers. The Chicago defender (1905-1975)
Description The Chicago Defender (1905-1975) was the largest and most influential African American newspaper by World War I, with more than two thirds of its readership outside of Chicago. Promoting the Great Migration in the in the early 1900's and desegragation after World War II, the Chicago Defender attracted the writing talents of Gwendolyn Brooks, Walter White, and Langston Hughes. With over six decades of searchable full-text coverage, the Chicago Defender is a good resource for tracking the history of African American issues during the early to mid 20th century.
Publisher ProQuest Information and Learning Co.
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