police brutality

Film

'The Hate U Give' Attempts to Advance the Gridlock on Police Brutality

Director George Tillman Jr. on why he thinks the film can squeeze empathy out of a divided nation.
Taylor Hosking
10.19.18
tv

‘Random Acts of Flyness’ Nails the Horror Show of My Black Mind

Why this HBO show is the most daring thing on TV right now.
Noel Ransome
9.6.18
Culture

We Asked the Real 'BlacKkKlansman' Some Hard Questions About Being a Black Cop

Retired undercover cop Ron Stallworth talked about what it means to align yourself with law enforcement when you're black.
Wilbert L. Cooper
8.20.18
News

Lawyer Accuses Toronto Police of Beating Young Black Man into a Coma

But the Toronto Police Association says the claims are false.
Manisha Krishnan
6.19.18
Film

From ‘25th Hour’ to ‘BlacKkKlansman’: The Man Behind Spike Lee's Music

Troubled by racism, the NFL and police brutality, Terence Blanchard plays on.
Noel Ransome
5.28.18
Views My Own

What Your Takeaway from Childish Gambino's 'This Is America' Says About You

The new music video from Childish Gambino is the perfect litmus test for a viewer’s own empathy.
Noel Ransome
5.9.18
Culture

When You’re Black, Your Move-in Could Be Reported as a Break-in

If this sounds ridiculous, that’s because it is. So here are 10 tips for living while black.
Jared A. Walker
5.2.18
Photography

A Bloody Guerrilla Street Performance Challenges Brazil's Racist Past

Artists took to the streets of São Paulo to speak out against violence and racism directed at Brazil's black and non-white citizens.
Bruno Costa
3.6.18
Art

Painting the Pain and Beauty of Black Life

Artist Nina Chanel Abney's simultaneous gallery shows were down the street from each other and a world apart.
Gabrielle Bruney
1.5.18
Film

In ‘Black Cop’, It’s White People Who Are Getting Racially Profiled

We spoke to director Cory Bowles about why he felt the need to be so direct with his message.
Noel Ransome
9.15.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Video Shows Cop Roughing Up Nurse for Following the Rules

The officer wanted to illegally collect a blood sample from an man who'd been knocked unconscious in a hit-and-run. The nurse said no. Then the cop got angry.
Allie Conti
9.1.17
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
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