July 9, 2020

A remodeled hospital wing with a labyrinth of chambers separated by zippered plastic curtains belies the front line of COVID-19 care at one small Houston hospital. 

After stepping through the United Me...

April 26, 2020

Before the COVID-19 crisis swept the United States, Nadir Johnson planned to take his daughter on a college tour—flying roundtrip from California to Washington, D.C.—in late March and return home in e...

March 19, 2020

As the nation shifts to urgency on COVID-19, the NAACP convened an hourlong town hall via teleconference on March 15 to share information and expertise that can protect communities.

The NAACP Emergency...

June 10, 2019

Photo: MDGovpics CC BY 2.0 

It’s no secret that women of color, Black women specifically, have been the key voting bloc in recent elections. Black women had the biggest turnout in the 2008 and 2012 pre...

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The Crisis magazine is a quarterly journal of politics, culture, civil rights and history that seeks to educate and challenge its readers about issues facing African-Americans and other communities of color.

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