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News

​Two Years After Ferguson, Missouri Cops Are Accused of Shaking Down the Poor

"I don't want to be a Michael Brown," one plaintiff in a new class-action lawsuit told us.
Daniel Denvir
11.3.16
Stuff

A Black Lives Matter Painter Explains How Art Can Be Activism

Langston Allston sees his murals for Alton Sterling and other victims of police brutality as a way to "help people plug in who weren't previously plugged in."
Sean Neumann
7.28.16
Art

A Plush Handgun Takes Aim at George Zimmerman's Evil Auction

Natalie Baxter quilts a counterpoint to Zimmerman's fateful Kel-Tec.
Molly Hannon
6.4.16
Fatima Al Qadiri

Fatima Al Qadiri’s ‘Brute’ is the Powerful Political Album We've Been Waiting For

The Kuwait-raised producer's second LP takes on police brutality and authoritarianism in America.
Michelle Lhooq
2.16.16
News

No, Black Lives Matter Isn't Stopping Cops from Doing Their Jobs

The so-called "Ferguson effect" is complete bullshit, but it's being used to delegitimize and poison the message of Black Lives Matter.
Touré
11.23.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

University of Missouri President Timothy Wolfe Has Resigned Amid Student Protests

Student protests have been going on for weeks over repeated incidents of racial harassment on campus and a perceived lack of action from the school's administration.
River Donaghey
11.9.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Anonymous Says It Just Outed a Bunch of Members of the Ku Klux Klan

Dozens of email addresses and phone numbers the online hacktivist collective claims are affiliated with the KKK are making the rounds.
River Donaghey
11.2.15
Interviews

An Interview with Lexi, 19, the Fall Out Boy-Loving Ferguson Police Supporter Who Became a Meme

"I would rather get hit by something than let it hit them."
Luke O'Neil
8.11.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Everyone's Laughing at This Fall Out Boy Fan Who Was 'Protecting' Police in Ferguson

"I would rather get hit by something than let it hit them," she said about the police officers behind her, all of whom were wearing body armor.
Carlton Férment
8.11.15
News

A Year After Ferguson, There's Still No Peace

The police shooting of two young men of color this week shows that even as more Americans consider race to be the biggest issue facing the country and citizens are increasingly attuned to how cops target minorities, little has changed at the local...
Allie Conti
8.10.15
News

Darren Wilson Probably Wasn't Even the Worst Cop in Ferguson

A long 'New Yorker' profile offers us a glimpse into the world of the man who shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown this time last year. The former cop styles himself something of a tragic figure.
Matt Taylor
8.3.15
News

Justice Might Finally Be Coming in a Six-Year-Old Case of Police Brutality in Ferguson

In 2009, Henry Davis was jailed because there was a warrant out for a man with a similar name, allegedly beaten by cops, then charged with destruction of property for bleeding on police uniforms.
Allie Conti
7.31.15
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