segregation

2020 election

5 ghosts from Biden's past that could haunt his presidential campaign

It's not just the touching.
Rex Santus
4.26.19
Culture

Why John Legend Learning to Swim Is Such a Big Deal

A history of segregation in pools makes the singer's foray into swim lessons all the more important.
Taylor Hosking
1.29.19
prisons

Nunavut denies access to prisoners in notorious jail

The Baffin Correctional Centre refused a VICE News request after a reporter passed “unauthorized material” to an inmate — a print out of an VICE News article about the jail.
Thomas Rohner
10.26.18
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
prisons

Liberals propose “entirely different” approach to solitary confinement in federal jails

It would increase access to rehab programs and meaningful human contact in Canadian prisons.
Steven Zhou
10.16.18
HUMAN RIGHTS

Prisoners held in solitary speak out about notorious Iqaluit jail

"I feel like an animal," said one. But the Nunavut government defends its use of segregation.
Thomas Rohner
9.28.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Segregation still exists. Here's how Baltimore is trying to solve it.

Baltimore is allowing black families to take rental subsidies into mostly white neighborhoods.
Alexander Stockton
Allison McCann
4.18.18
RACISM

Racists in Florida Kept This Man From Becoming a Lawyer for 30 Years

Virgil Hawkins wanted to go to law school. His home state waged "an undeclared second civil war" to keep him from doing so.
Gilbert King
4.17.18
prisons

New report calls for Ontario to overhaul when it locks up prisoners in solitary

The report comes as Ontario announced the construction of two new large jails
Rachel Browne
5.4.17
locked up

Mental health is an issue for more than one-quarter of Ontario’s prison population

Solitary confinement is a common solution for inmates with mental health problems, thanks to overcrowding and understaffing
Tamara Khandaker
12.6.16
locked up

New numbers show provinces in Canada put hundreds of inmates in solitary confinement

Rachel Browne
11.21.16
News

Racial Tension Exploded in Milwaukee This Weekend

A police killing was followed by violent protests in a city where many say race still rules.
Allie Conti
8.15.16
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