The Chicago Defender is a digital content provider of news, information, and events that cover the interests of the African American community with a culturally relevant

perspective not regularly serviced by mainstream media. The Defender publishes daily content via

Founded in 1905, the Chicago Defender has been the voice of the Chicagoland African American community for nearly four generations: taking great pride in having access to the grassroots community as well as connections and established relationships with influencers and opinion leaders.