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The official publication of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). It features African American commentary on current affairs. In the past, it has also featured African American literature prominently, and was one of the major magazines of the Harlem Renaissance. The Crisis was founded in 1910 by W.E.B. Du Bois, who edited the early volumes. It was originally subtitled "A Record of the Darker Races." More about The Crisis at The Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance.