‘The Hate U Give’ Underscores the Dangers of Code Switching

People of colour need to stop sanctioning the bullshit white folks do and say.


You Can’t Live in Canada and Express Shock About White Hate in Charlottesville

Things are bad in the US right now, but we have no right to moral superiority.


Meet the 18-Year-Old Student Behind Black Lives Matter London

We spoke to 18-year-old Marayam Ali about fighting institutional racism in the UK and what it's like getting thrust into the media spotlight.


The Story Behind the Black Lives Matter Photo Seen Around the World

Jonathan Bachman's photo of protester Ieshia Evans being arrested in Baton Rouge has become instantly iconic.


NON Launches "BLACK Friday in July" Campaign to Promote Black-Owned Business

NON WORLDWIDE has created an initiative in support of #BLACKLIVESMATTER.


Should America's Cops Be Protected by Hate Crime Laws?

Supporters of new pro-cop laws say police are an "oppressed minority," but critics fear the already toxic relationship between law enforcement and people of color will just get worse.


The Leaders of Black Lives Matter Showed Me That I Could Be Black, Queer, and Fearless

The idea that black social movements tend to be led only by male leaders of African-American churches is being left in the past.


Saul Williams Marches Through Ferguson in "The Noise Came from Here"

The wordsmith and performer visits local businesses alongside Ferguson poet Marcellus Bradley.


What Should Black Lives Matter Do with All That Power?

The movement has become a major political force in the Democratic presidential race. Now, Black Lives Matter is at a crossroads.


#Blacklivesmatter Protests Escalate in Toronto as Police Shooting Deaths Scrutinized

Meanwhile, VICE has obtained a leaked letter from Peel Police, who are angry about claims that they "tampered" with a knife at the scene of a police shooting.


These Photos Document the Movement Sparked By Eric Garner's Death

Christelle de Castro, a New York-based photographer and art director, was there one year ago after Eric Garner's killing, when the people hit the streets in protest.


Eurocentric Office Dress Codes Need to Go

Dress codes disproportionately target not just teenage girls in school, but people of colour, women of colour, LGBTQ students, and overweight people.