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Comedy Central's 'The New Negroes' Is Perfect for the Black TV Renaissance

The all-Black stand up show broadens perspectives on Blackness in layered ways.
Taylor Hosking
4.26.19
To Hell And Back

What Does a Metalhead Wear to a Funeral?

Sometimes an all-black wardrobe is more of a curse than a blessing (plus new tunes from Blackrat, High Cost, Dropdead, and more).
Kim Kelly
11.29.18
RACISM

Black People Explain Their Own #PermitPatty Moments

Unfortunately, black people getting the cops called on them is not a rare or new thing. It's an everyday occurrence many are too familiar with.
Janae Price
8.14.18
Race

Jim Crow Laws Are Gone But They’re Still Making Black People Sick

We may only now be seeing the health effects of state-sanctioned racism in the 1960s.
Jason Silverstein
4.26.18
Culture

A Black Man's Guide to Not Getting Shot by the Cops

Because you never know how your visit to Starbucks will end.
Noel Ransome
4.16.18
slavery

Blacks Were Enslaved Well into the 1960s

More than 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, there were black people in the Deep South who had no idea they were free. These people were forced to work, violently tortured, and raped.
Antoinette Harrell
2.28.18
Broadly

The New All-Women Web Series Exploring Queer, Black, Poly Love

In "195 Lewis," a queer, black, and female cast navigate relationships in the rapidly gentrifying Brooklyn neighborhood of Bed-Stuy.
Emily J. Smith
11.15.17
Lil B

Facebook Confirms it Has Banned Rapper Lil B for ‘Hate Speech’

The BasedGod has earned a 30-day suspension for discussing race.
Jordan Pearson
10.10.17
masculinity

I Was Forced to Fight, Now I'm Learning to Cry

Black boys have to bury their emotions as they face off against racism and chase machismo.
Wilbert L. Cooper
9.14.17
Garage Magazine

Expressionism, Now with Added Black

"LA is like death in the sunshine." Even when he's being "optimistic," German painter André Butzer can't keep his dark side in check for long. But returning to the city after a lengthy break, the artist has made positive use of his impulse to destroy.
Michael Slenske
9.11.17
Desus & Mero

Desus and Mero Discuss the Former NAACP Head Turned Confederate Activist

The VICELAND hosts talk about H.K. Edgerton's perplexing views.
Sarah Bellman
8.25.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The 'Wet Hot American Summer' Gang Has Finally Blossomed

Netflix's 'Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later' is bringing all your favorite Camp Firewood counselors back for a reunion.
VICE Staff
6.22.17
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