gangs

crime

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.
VICE Staff
3.26.19
Christchurch shooting

Mongrel Mob Boss on Overcoming Hate in the Wake of the Christchurch Massacre

Sonny Fatu has become an outspoken voice for tolerance and change.
Frances Morton
3.22.19
Inside Outsider

Interviewing the Eshayz Behind Cult Game 'Big City Earnerz'

“Dodge the jackz n collect max pingaz.”
Mahmood Fazal
3.21.19
true crime

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.
Alex Norcia
3.19.19
Mongrel Mob

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.”
Zoe Madden-Smith
2.1.19
Photography

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."
Mirjana Milovanovic
1.31.19
violent times

Box-Cutters and Guns: How The Street Took Over Graffiti

Listen to our Podcast with Nack, about violence and street art.
Mahmood Fazal
1.16.19
Tattoos

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.
Fareed Kaviani
11.13.18
Life Inside

My Gay Prison Gang Fights Neo-Nazis

They call us the Rainbow Warriors.
Dennis Mintun
9.10.18
Australia Today

Eight Melbourne Mayors Gathered Together to Defend the South-Sudanese Community

“There is no such thing as a gang crisis here in Melbourne”
Wendy Syfret
8.13.18
true crime

I Was a Mob Enforcer and Somehow Got Out Alive

"It started out popping a few heads. Then you moved onto the heavy stuff."
Seth Ferranti
7.11.18
Inside Outsider

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."
Mahmood Fazal
7.10.18
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