slavery

Australia Today

Over 15,000 People In Australia Live In Slave-Like Conditions

The rates are three times what was previously thought.
Wendy Syfret
7.20.18
slavery

Blacks Were Enslaved Well into the 1960s

More than 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, there were black people in the Deep South who had no idea they were free. These people were forced to work, violently tortured, and raped.
Antoinette Harrell
2.28.18
Film

Talking to Black Nerds About What This 'Black Panther' Film Means to Them

"These are African people who haven’t had their identity tarnished by colonisation. This is a movie that we need."
Noel Ransome
2.13.18
Au News

Popular Bali Orphanage Accused of Being a Tourist Scam

Former employees at Jodie O'Shea House allege only six actual orphans live there.
Katherine Gillespie
2.4.18
Comics!

'12 Years a Slave' Screenwriter Returns to Comics After a 10-Year Hiatus

Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley revives 'The American Way,' his innovative comic about superheroes and race in America.
Giaco Furino
7.13.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Georgia Lawmaker Asks State Capitol to Recognize 'Confederate History Month'

The Republican representative says his resolution only aims to pay tribute to Southern heritage—but it doesn't mention slavery.
Drew Schwartz
3.27.17
korea

Haunting Black-and-White Photos Reveal a Brutal War Crime's Aftermath

'The Portraits of 108' is Jinhyun Cha's harrowing photographic series of surviving Korean “comfort women,” sexual slaves to the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.
Andrew Nunes
1.21.17
Stuff

There Are 4,300 People Living in Slavery in Australia Today

Sam was 17 years old when he came to Australia for a job in construction. By the time he escaped he was blind in one eye and had a brain injury.
Maddison Connaughton
12.8.16
column

Dear White People, Please Stop Pretending Reverse Racism Is Real

It's literally impossible to be racist to a white person.
Manisha Krishnan
10.3.16
Stuff

The Statue of Liberty Was Originally Intended to Celebrate the End of American Slavery

We spoke with Ed Berenson, author of <i>The Statue of Liberty: A Transatlantic Story</i>.
VICE Staff
9.15.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Georgetown is Trying to Make Amends for Its History of Slavery

A new admissions policy is just one of the unprecidented changes the school plans on making to acknowledge its role in the slave trade.
VICE Staff
9.2.16
Stuff

We Asked People if Naming a Bar 'The Plantation' is Really That Bad

"It sounds like a vegan shop to me, off the bat. But yeah, plantation... the slave connotations don't sound so lovely..."
Yasmin Jeffery
8.27.16