Bud Billiken Club
The Bud Billiken Club was a club for black youths in Chicago founded by the Chicago Defender founder Robert Sengstacke Abbott and its editor, Lucius Harper, in 1923. The Club was formed as part of the paper’s children’s page, the Defender Junior, to encourage readership, appropriate conduct, and community involvement in Chicago’s youth.
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... The Bud Billiken Club sponsors scholarships, and assists youth with job training, internships, and college recruitment ... The Club also organizes, in conjunction with Chicago Defender Charities, school supply giveaways, reduced rates on computers and Internet service, and even things such as prom dress ... Each year there is a Bud Billiken Contest to determine the Parade’s King, Queen and Royal Court ...
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