• The Crisis: A Record of the Darker Race was conceived and edited by W.E.B. DuBois (1868-1963) who served as editor until 1934. This magazine is the official monthly publication of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). In 1925, The Crisis began to sponsor an annual literary contest that was continued for 3 years.

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The Black Renaissance in Washington, D.C., 1920-1930s
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