trayvon martin

Metalhead

Metalheads Are Terrible at Confronting the Grim Realities of Death

On "Resting in Power" and metal's fear of the dark.
Christopher Krovatin
6.14.18
masculinity

I Was Forced to Fight, Now I'm Learning to Cry

Black boys have to bury their emotions as they face off against racism and chase machismo.
Wilbert L. Cooper
9.16.17
Photography

With Joyful Photos, a 19-Year-Old Artist Confronts Media Bias Against Black Male Teens

Myles Loftin's 'HOODED' photo series challenges a news cycle that reaffirms stereotypes about black males.
Antwaun Sargent
3.18.17
Art

50 Artists Interrogate 25 Years of Police Brutality

'VIRAL: 25 Years from Rodney King' explores what's changed—and what hasn't—in the 25 years since the beating.
Antwaun Sargent
10.28.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trayvon Martin's Parents Will Tell Their Son's Story in a New Memoir

"Everyone who's been reading the manuscript is in tears by the second chapter."
VICE Staff
9.29.16
Art

Cardboard Paintings Take an Unflinching Look At Police Brutality

Contemporary racial politics get explored in 'Black is the giant.'
Antwaun Sargent
8.25.16
Features

Frank Ocean Isn’t Telling The Truth

His fictions are better than reality.
Richard S. He
8.25.16
Holy Shit

Frank Ocean Just Released Another New Track, "Nikes," With an Intricate, Vaguely NSFW Video

The video dropped on Apple Music in the early hours of the morning with the long-awaited album due out this weekend.
Alex Robert Ross
8.20.16
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
Art

16-Second Video Artwork Sums Up Police Brutality

Sanford Biggers’ 'BAM' is a gripping tale of police violence against black bodies.
Antwaun Sargent
3.10.16
Stuff

Dead or in Jail: The Burden of Being a Black Man in America

There was a time when I vowed to never bring another black child into this world. "For what?" I thought. "To be beaten, to be caged, to be taught to hate himself and everyone who shares the same skin as him?"
Wilbert L. Cooper
8.4.15
Stuff

Can News of Police Violence Cause PTSD in the Black Community?

Recent studies claim that violence in the news can lead to PTSD for viewers, so we asked a psychology professor what kind of psychological harm police brutality may be causing the black community at large.
Tasbeeh Herwees
8.1.15
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