Inside Ghana’s Unprecedented Crackdown on Its Queer Community
A proposed law would make it a crime to be LGBTQ in Ghana, or even to advocate for LGBTQ rights.
‘Our Multilateralism Has No Teeth’: Why It’s Incredibly Difficult for the UN to Make Real Change
From the war on Syria to climate change, UN Secretary General António Guterres sat down with VICE News to talk about the world’s most pressing crises.
Charlottesville Mayor: Biden’s Call for Unity Won’t Fix Systemic Racism
We spoke to Nikuyah Walker, the mayor of Charlottesville, about what it’s like to govern during a racial reckoning.
Why This Year's Locust Invasion Is Setting Off Global Panic
Huge swarms can devour so much in a day that they could cause a hunger crisis.
Lebanon’s Economic Collapse Is Causing Even More Suffering Than Coronavirus
“Corona isn't scary. What's scary is that the dollar is fluctuating and a poor person can't afford to buy anything.”
Why Ethiopian Jews Are Building a Movement Against Racism in Israel
In Israel, hundreds of protesters recently waved “Black Lives Matter” signs and chanted “George Floyd.” They also called out another name: Solomon Teka.
The ‘Daring Amphibious Raid’ on Venezuela Is Now the Ultimate Florida Man Meme
Security firm Silvercorp USA deleted its Twitter account following a slew of online mockery (and a failed insurrection).
How Internet Shutdowns Became a Weapon of Repression
40% more countries cut communications in 2019 over 2018 — and many of the shutdowns lasted longer.
Black Farmers Were Driven From Their Land for Decades. Now, Some Are Reclaiming It.
“They're looking for ways to live out their values. And returning to the land is one dramatic way that they can do that.”
Is Your Halloween Costume Offensive?
We asked six people of color how to avoid ruining Halloween.
Black Panther’s Wakanda Is Real — and It’s in Chicago
Wakanda may be a fictional country, but the black utopian space was just brought to life.
Female Genital Mutilation Is Happening in the U.S. These Survivors Are Fighting to Stop It.
A national ban on the practice was struck down, and Trump's DOJ isn't defending it.