Race

lifestyle

Menthol Cigarettes Could Be Even Worse Than Regular Cigarettes

They make inhaling more comfortable and are often marketed to younger, newer smokers.
Jessica Migala
4.27.19
Film

Jordan Peele’s 'Us' Is Not-so-Secretly About Class

Peele has managed to map an enemy that exists in all of “us.”
Noel Ransome
3.26.19
true crime

The Horrific Story of a Mob of White Cab Drivers Getting Away with Murder

The tragic 1947 event speaks to America's enduring history of racism and systemic corruption.
Seth Ferranti
3.19.19
Fighting Words

Trump Is a Health Hazard to His Supporters

I’ll never forget how a man pulling an oxygen tank because of severe lung disease told me he would rather die than receive benefits from the Affordable Care Act because it used his tax dollars on “Mexicans and welfare queens."
Jonathan Metzl
3.7.19
white saviour

Instagram Is Good for Lots of Things; Posting Photos of Poor Black Children Is Not One

David Lammy is right: the world needs fewer white saviours.
Dipo Faloyin
2.28.19
mental health

This Mental Health Podcaster Told Me How to Deal with the Death of My Friend

I spoke to comedian Mike Brown about what it means to be a black man in search of therapy.
Noel Ransome
2.11.19
View My Own

Black People Die Every Year From a Liam Neeson ‘Impulse’

Liam Neeson’s brand of racism never comes from an impulse. It’s innate.
Noel Ransome
2.5.19
Culture

The Fight to Repatriate African Skulls in European Museum Collections

Africans have been calling for the return of ancestors’ remains for decades, and at least one Western leader is now listening.
Tari Ngangura
1.26.19
Fighting Words

Images of Racial Violence on Social Media Are Affecting My Body and Mind

Watching videos where black people are being harmed can result in vicarious traumatization—the trauma, even though it didn't happen to you, will resonate on a mental and physical level.
George M. Johnson
1.25.19
Views My Own

Why I Want to Stop Using Words Like ‘Woke’ and ‘Problematic’ in 2019

The issues we value should be disconnected from cheap terminology.
Noel Ransome
1.3.19
Film

'Widows' Isn't the Feminist Triumph You Think It Is

Mainstream media still struggles to accurately portray the impacts of racial and economic oppression in the lives of women.
Amirah Mercer
12.9.18
Music

The World's First Non-Korean K-Pop Group

We met up with the members of EXP Edition to find out why they’re trying to become the genre’s next breakout stars.
VICE Staff
11.26.18
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