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

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


Here's How Photography Will Change the World

The International Center of Photography investigates the visual culture behind #BlackLivesMatter, the refugee crisis, and the alt-right.


Ben & Jerry's Agrees That Black Lives Matter and People Lost Their Shit

A scoop of Rocky Road by any other name would taste as sweet.


This Italian Restaurant Was Forced to Take Down Its Controversial 'Black Olives Matter' Sign

“When you make a black olive tapenade, the olives matter,” said Camuglia in an interview. “You can’t make it with canned olives.”


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.


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.


On the Campaign Trail with Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay Mckesson

We spoke with the social media-savvy activist about his decision to enter Baltimore's crowded mayoral race.


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 men is being left in the past.


#sayhername: Photos from the Vigil For Sarah Reed at HM Holloway Prison

Activists are concerned after a vulnerable black prisoner apparently strangled herself to death in her cell.


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 Scrutinised

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.