The Crisis Vol. 11 No. 3
About the Project
The Crisis is the official magazine of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Founded by W. E. B. Du Bois (editor), Oswald Garrison Villard, J. Max Barber, Charles Edward Russell, Kelly Miller, W. S. Braithwaite, and Mary Dunlop Maclean, The Crisis has been in continuous print since 1910, making it the oldest African American-led publication in the world. Named after the popular James Russell Lowe poem, “The Present Crisis,” the Crisis highlighted literature and commentary on current affairs. Help us transcribe the ads, articles, and images in The Crisis and learn about the experiences of African Americans.