March 23, 2020

Our political atmosphere has grown so toxic in its rhetoric that we are being divided based upon our dissimilarities such as the color of our skin, our country of origin, or who we choose to worship o...

As he took the podium during the Roy Wilkins Youth Leadership Luncheon at the NAACP’s 110th national convention, civil rights activist Shaun King reminded his audience of young leaders and grassroots...

July 10, 2019

When it comes to human rights, Patrick Gaspard is no stranger to wildfires. At any given time, he's closely monitoring the latest developments from a slew of global flashpoints as president of the Ope...

It's one of the hottest days in May, and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) is rushing into her Capitol Hill office. It's been a busy day, well, some may say a busy year for the California democrat. Earlie...

March 21, 2019

Since appearing in last year’s blockbuster hit, Black Panther, Winston Duke’s life hasn’t been the same. The Yale School of Drama graduate dazzled audiences with his scene-stealing performance as M’Ba...

March 6, 2019

On what feels like an unusually breezy day in early July in Georgia, there is a low hum of activity at Stacey Abrams’ campaign office on the southeast side of Atlanta. It is midmorning, and while a st...

March 5, 2019

Before Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) took on President Donald Trump or Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) grilled Judge Brett Kavanaugh during a contentious Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for the...

March 5, 2019

It’s been 50 years since Shirley Chisholm became the first Black woman elected to Congress as a member of the House of Representatives. Four years later, she sought the Democratic nomination for presi...

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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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