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Granddaughter’s non-profit efforts keeping Chicago Defender spirit alive

February 20, 2021 - 20:47
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Myiti Sengstacke-Rice, a Governors State University doctoral student, is passionate about Chicago's Black history. She grew up in a family of innovators who changed Chicago’s demographic landscape and the lives of millions of African Americans. Sengstacke-Rice, CEO of Chicago Defender Charities, is a living link to the Sengstacke family publishing dynasty, which founded the iconic “Chicago Defender,” once the nation’s leading African American newspaper.

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