We spoke to Garnette Cadogan, whose brilliant essay in The Fire This Time shows how walking is yet another arena where a black person must tread carefully.
The director of early Oscar favorite The Birth of a Nation was acquitted after a 1999 rape allegation, but that was another era when it comes to how sexual assault is discussed in America.
Can—and should—we separate the actions of artists from the content of their art?
Mafia III has all the sights and sounds of the 60s, but are they more than just window dressing?
About 20 white activists waved confederate flags outside the city's NAACP headquarters, calling for the organization to "hold their people accountable."
We caught up with the host to talk about the abrupt end of The Nightly Show, pushing boundaries, and being seen as "too old to be fucking around."
In this installment of our web series Justice, VICE examines how small municipalities turn policing into profit to create modern-day debtors' prisons.
A police killing was followed by violent protests in a city where many say race still rules.
Dwayne Stafford is enjoying temporary housing and donated clothing, food, and cash after being released from jail where he assaulted Charleston shooter Dylann Roof.
Endia Beal's powerful photographs record young, educated black women who are about to enter the workforce for the first time.
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.
The fatal shot is not depicted, but the footage does show cops shooting at the teen from behind as he's driving a stolen car.
According to Zimmerman, the whole thing started when he complimented someone's Confederate flag tattoo.
The trailer for The Great Wall, starring Matt Damon, set off a firestorm of criticism about Hollywood's whitewashing problem. We spoke to writer J. Y. Yang, who's writing a novel inspired by the backlash.
On this episode of Daily VICE, Erica Garner explains how watching her father's death in a cell phone video encouraged her to become a voice for other victims of police brutality.
The Taylor Swift and Kimye beef isn't only about who said what, but about larger issues of race and privilege in America.
The protesters who never showed up for the Donald Trump are out in full force for Hillary Clinton's coronation.
We talked to a white guy, a black guy, and Mexican immigrant girl about what it was like to serve, pour drinks, and run a marketing booth at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
Asian Americans, the popular conception goes, don't protest. But by not doing so, we are contributing to white supremacy.
VICE's political correspondent scopes the scene on the night of Donald Trump's official nomination.
The demonization of black victims and the lionization of law enforcement have to stop.
"This mentality of, 'poor me, I've been oppressed so I am going to kill somebody...' How does that help?"
Samuel DuBose's death led to peaceful protests, resulted in a cop getting charged with murder, and inspired this photo series of "Over-the-Rhine" from Taylor Dorrell.
"He obviously was a very politically charged individual, sick and tired of seeing protests and demonstrations and nothing to come of it, sick and tired of seeing his people shot down like dogs."