Wilkins, Roy

Biography: 

(1901–81), managing editor, Kansas City Call (1923–31); asst. natl. secy. (1931–49),
editor (1934–49), The Crisis; acting natl. secy., NAACP (1949–50); administrator, internal
affairs (1950–55), natl. secy., exec. dir. (1955–77), NAACP. Represented NAACP during
Phila. transit strike negotiations (1943). Born in St. Louis. Educated, U. of Minn.