What It's Like to Go Through a Gang Initiation
VICE followed a young prospect in Brooklyn looking to join the Crips to see what it takes to make it in.
Mongrel Mob Boss on Overcoming Hate in the Wake of the Christchurch Massacre
Sonny Fatu has become an outspoken voice for tolerance and change.
Interviewing the Eshayz Behind Cult Game 'Big City Earnerz'
“Dodge the jackz n collect max pingaz.”
The American Mafia Has Become an Unhinged Reality Show
The link between the killing of a Gambino mob boss and an apparently MAGA-loving QAnon suspect is part of a descent into postmodern chaos.
A Guy From the Mongrel Mob Explains Why the Predominantly Māori Gang Uses Swastikas
“The swastika was something people hated, and anything to do with insulting people—yeah the Mongrel Mob was all about it.”
Portraits of Gang Members With Their Tattoos Digitally Removed
"I hope these photos give the public a chance to see these people for who they really are."
Box-Cutters and Guns: How The Street Took Over Graffiti
Listen to our Podcast with Nack, about violence and street art.
Portraits of South Africa's Bloodiest Prison Gang: The Number
Photographer Luke Daniel got access to the group that notoriously upholds their rules with sodomy.
My Gay Prison Gang Fights Neo-Nazis
They call us the Rainbow Warriors.
Eight Melbourne Mayors Gathered Together to Defend the South-Sudanese Community
“There is no such thing as a gang crisis here in Melbourne”
I Was a Mob Enforcer and Somehow Got Out Alive
"It started out popping a few heads. Then you moved onto the heavy stuff."
Australian Inmates Explain the Bloody Process of Joining a Prison Gang
"I pulled the shiv down his back twice and left a big cross that pissed blood everywhere."