From a gig as a farm hand that involved fixing a cow's prolapsed vagina, to a job that involved picking up trash while walking through raw sewage.
Hundreds of people have been shot dead in the street under the mere suspicion of using drugs. And for some reason, the US is sending more money to the government for law enforcement.
Aug 17, 2016
In advance of the premiere of VICELAND'S Black Market Dispatches, we talked with author Peter Andreas about the history of black markets in America.
As I traveled the nation for VICE, I saw some Americans yearning for a time that had long since passed, a time that they barely understood, a time that was defined by white supremacy.
"There was a time when if you graduated from university you'd actually be an educated person. That isn't necessarily true anymore."
Mechanization of farming jobs, disease, and isolation left Belle Glade poorly developed. Less than 50 miles away on the island of Palm Beach, billionaires including Donald Trump live in mansions.
In this series, Lorna Simpson took photos of black women from advertisements in old issues of Ebony and paired them with images from a 1931 textbook.
"I am not telling anyone how to think or feel about Saudi Arabia. I'm not interested in providing answers or definitions."
We spoke to author John Strausbaugh about his new book, which details how "New York was arguably the most pro-South, pro-slavery city in the North," during the Civil War.
This week, we handed two disposable cameras to the desk clerk at a downtown Denver hostel. Here's what he saw.
How can you feel safe when black death is everywhere you look and tools like guns only seem to make you more of a target?
After my dad died, I wanted nothing to do with his guns. Years later, they revealed a connection we never had in life.
Rebildfest is a century-old festival of American independence... in Denmark.
In this week's installment of First-Person Shooter, we gave two disposable cameras to a dairy farmer in upstate New York who snapped pics of herself milking and artificially inseminating a bunch of adorable cows.
The US' Founding Fathers may have dreamed up the greatest democracy since Ancient Greece, but they also drank constantly and smelled like rubbish.
When you're black you don't have the luxury of even feigning colorblindness, because America always has a way of reminding you who you are.
The small stateside studio's enveloping narrative game is one in which money matters. Or, rather, the lack of it does.
The Brexit will have potentially dire consequences on the UK, but in America the effects will be a little subtler.
We went through Yelp reviews around the country to find the beaches that made Americans the angriest.
Ten other tragedies, though not even close to the scope or hateful nature of the national nightmare in Orlando, can't be ignored.
Double or triple minorities, LGBTQ Muslims struggle with discrimination in many forms—and Orlando might make it worse.
Last year, Americans took 73 million trips abroad, with most going next door to Mexico or Canada.
British nightlife is a beautiful free-for-all of internet drugs, Wavey Garms girls, illegal raving, and regretful sex. But to the American outsider, it can seem confusing.
Attica Scott beat out old-school, conservative Democrat Tom Riner in Kentucky's primary, making her the first black woman to serve in the state's legislature in 20 years.