The horrifying murder of 46-year-old George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers and the subsequent global  Black Lives Matter protests have led to people wanting to desperately enlighten...

April 26, 2020

 Atlanta’s Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children, HBO’s five-episode docuseries airing through May 3, is not the first to tackle the horrific Atlanta Child Murders that rocked that city and shook Bl...

March 22, 2019

Quincy Jones has been called many things, and perhaps it’s best to think of Jones as Black culture’s institutional memory — fitting for a career that has spanned almost 70 years. While many are aware...

The Hate U Give was one of 2018’s most discussed films. That’s because it struck a nerve for Black America — and for White America, too. The story deals with police brutality, how children deal with t...

March 21, 2019

Camille Friend says she was born a hairdresser.
“I come from three generations of hairdressers,” said Friend. “It’s in my genes.”
The Primetime Emmy-nominated hairstylist is fresh off a four-month sta...

March 20, 2019

There are many Spike Lee Joints that aim for a little nostalgia, like the hip 10-episode Netflix reboot of She's Gotta Have It — of which the iconic director has been shooting a second season of on th...

March 6, 2019

When legendary actress Cicely Tyson learned that she would be receiving an honorary Academy Award, the 90-something pioneer said she “just went to water.”

“I just started to ball and I couldn't stop my...

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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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