Life, Death, and Inequality in Cleveland
The Anthony Sowell case was always about more than just a psycho with a penchant for raping and butchering women. But it took me a long time to see it that way.
The artist formerly known as Princess Nokia expresses love and bright optimism in the face of systemic oppression on her new disco-indebted album, Honeysuckle.
There was a time when I vowed to never bring another black child into this world. "For what?" I thought. "To be beaten, to be caged, to be taught to hate himself and everyone who shares the same skin as him?"
Considering the amount of illegal injections happening in communities across the country and the reality that these procedures can kill you months and even years after the fact, I'm afraid we've only seen the tip of toxic-ass ice berg.
"There wasn't a lot of stuff going on in Cleveland. It felt like the city could grind you down. In a lot of ways that motivated me to try to get better at something, to find a way out and break through."
Ted Jacques enrolled his son, Brandon, in what he thought was the "best treatment center money could buy": A Sober Way Home in Prescott, Arizona. Two months later, Brandon was dead.
Wilbert L. Cooper traveled to Southern California, the region with the highest concentration of high-end rehab clinics, to explore the peculiar and troubling side of the "for profit" addiction treatment industry.
Because I'm an editor for VICE, I get a buttload of free stuff from every kind of retailer you can think of. Unfortunately, most of it is so wack, I end up regifting it. Just the other day, I received a plastic jug of water-based cooch lube—the shit was t…
If you haven't heard about Eric Garner yet, let me fill you in. He was a 43-year-old father of six who lived in Staten Island, and he died in the street on Thursday after as many as four New York police officers choked him and slammed his head on the grou…
The New Iberia police of Louisiana say Victor shot himself in the back in the rear seat of a patrol car while his hands were cuffed. His family and local activists think that's ridiculous. And an on-going investigation conducted by the state seeks to get
Aaron McGruder has been railing about his loss of control over the 'Boondocks' Facebook page.
One of the most compelling aspects of the talk I had with Dapper Dan was what he had to say about Kanye. The conversation put on display how different their respective generations' approaches are to realizing their creative dreams.
Fashion Week has hit New York City once again and big, fancy designers are showing their latest collections for spring/summer 2014. So, we went to a few shows to figure out what all the Tumblr goofballs, twinks, and trust-funders will be wearing when it's…
The horror that befell Oscarina Busse's backside began in July 2009. The 35-year-old Floridian felt a dull but persistent itch deep in the meat of her buttocks, one that was impossible to scratch. Like thousands of women across the globe, Oscarina was suf…