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...

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 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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