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Scene Reports

A Radical Black Arts Renaissance Is Reshaping Post-Ferguson St. Louis

You ought to be paying attention.
James McAnally
7.9.18
Film

‘Seven Seconds’ Creator Won’t Shy Away from the Anguish of Black Death

We spoke with Toronto-born showrunner Veena Sud and company about communicating the depressing.
Noel Ransome
3.19.18
ferguson

You Need to Watch This Documentary on Ferguson

We talk to the filmmakers behind 'Whose Streets?' on establishing trust with the community their film focuses on.
Sam Fragoso
8.15.17
ferguson

Three Years After Ferguson, One Protester Still Faces the Aftermath

Joshua Williams was made an example of by a St. Louis County judge. Two years into his prison sentence, he said his activist history has led guards to make his life hell.
Peter Moskowitz
8.12.17
column

'Dear White People' Totally Failed With Its Lone African Character

Rashid was not multi-dimensional in any manner. He was the representation of the simple African that Western media has spent years cultivating
Tari Ngangura
5.12.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Ex-Cop Who Killed Michael Brown Admitted to Using the N-Word

The revelation comes from documents in a civil suit over former Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson's killing of the unarmed teenager.
Allie Conti
3.14.17
crime

New Footage Shows What Michael Brown Was Doing Before His Death

The previously unseen video suggests that there might be more to the robbery than initially presented by Ferguson police.
Allie Conti
3.13.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Michael Phelps wins his 21st gold medal in Rio, newly released emails revive questions about the Clinton Foundation's relationship to the State Department, Trump denies his gun rights remark was a veiled threat, and more.
VICE Staff
8.10.16
The Day My Politics Changed

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.
Wail Qasim
4.12.16
News

A Year After Ferguson, There's Still No Peace

The police shooting of two young men of color this week shows that even as more Americans consider race to be the biggest issue facing the country and citizens are increasingly attuned to how cops target minorities, little has changed at the local...
Allie Conti
8.10.15
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
News

Darren Wilson Probably Wasn't Even the Worst Cop in Ferguson

A long 'New Yorker' profile offers us a glimpse into the world of the man who shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown this time last year. The former cop styles himself something of a tragic figure.
Matt Taylor
8.3.15