Quote of the Day: The Chicago Defender, Influential Black Newspaper, Prints Final Copy – The New York Times

A newsboy selling The Chicago Defender in 1942. The newspaper is suspending its print operations, though the digital operation continues.

A newsboy selling The Chicago Defender in 1942.

“There was a joke that if someone said something had happened and someone else said it hadn’t, you knew it didn’t happen if it wasn’t in The Defender.”

~GLENN REEDUS, a former editor of The Chicago Defender, one of the country’s most influential black newspapers, which has turned off the presses after a 114-year run to become a digital-only operation.

Source: Quotation of the Day: The Chicago Defender, Influential Black Newspaper, Prints Final Copy – The New York Times

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