Articles by Ethelene Whitmire

Cousins Flaurience Sengstacke (left) and Roberta G. Thomas (right) regaled readers with tales of their travels in some 20 Chicago Defender columns published between July 1931 and August 1932.

Experience 1930s Europe Through the Words of Two African American Women

In the pages of the "Chicago Defender," the cousins detailed their adventures traversing the continent while also observing signs of the changing tides

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