Roy Wilkins, the director of the (NAACP) National Association for the Advancement of Colored people, was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1901. He attended Minnesota University in 1923, then joined the staff, of the "Crisis". As director of the NAACP, Wilkins testified before many congressional hearings & he talked with the presidents of the civil right era. Wilkins helped legally and financially to help less fortunate people. He was 76 years old. He as well as other civil rights leader brought a contribution to the civil rights movements.
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