Civil and Political Rights

Who founded and edited the NAACP’s official publication?

W.E.B. Du Bois served as the founder and editor of the NAACP’s official publication, The Crisis magazine, a current affairs journal showcasing black literature, history, and culture. The organization’s most salient victories include the now legendary Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas (1954) ruling, which arguably signaled the beginning of the modern Civil Rights Movement. The organization has also enjoyed successes second to none among American civil rights organizations. It continues to fight for social justice to ensure that the voices of African Americans are heard.


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