The Founder of Chicago Defender: A Look into the Life, Achievements, and Passing of Robert Sengstacke Abbott

Introduction Meet Robert Sengstacke Abbott, a remarkable American lawyer, newspaper publisher, and editor, born on November 24, 1870, on St. Simons Island, Georgia. Growing up in a time of profound societal shifts, his life was bound for the extraordinary. In 1905, Abbot unveiled the Chicago Defender, a newspaper that would later boast the highest readership […]

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