Black History Month


This Thread of Over-the-Top Black Art Perfectly Captured the Chaos of #BHM

This Black History Month went off the rails, and this strain of weird art exemplifies how.
Taylor Hosking
Black History Month

Black Creatives Tell Us What Black History Month Means to Them in 2019

"Slavery is behind us, but racism is still there. We need more than just a month to stop it."
Yasmine Seck
Alexandre Perras
Browsing Black History

What The Natural Hair Movement Looked Like Before Influencers

In the 2000s, early message boards served as platforms for Black women to create a community around their natural hair—and life experiences.
Starrene Rhett Rocque
southern food

College Dining Hall Nixes Southern Food Over Black History Month Backlash Fears

The University of Pennsylvania's decision follows pushback over Black History Month meals in other universities' dining halls.
Bettina Makalintal

Burberry is sorry its "nautical" hoodie drawstring looks like a noose

Rex Santus
Black History Month

Take These Google Earth Tours Through American Black History

"The Journey of Us" project is a collaboration with the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Howard University’s Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, and Google.
Rob Dozier

This Photographer Tells Her Parents' Story Through the Things They Left Behind

Through her Guyanese mother's clothes and father's old passport photos, Keisha Scarville finds herself.
André-Naquian Wheeler

This Vegan Mother-Son Duo Is Using Soul Food to Spread Black Love

At Seasoned Vegan, Chef Brenda Beener and her son, Aaron, have created a beacon of well-being rooted in black culture.
Amirah Mercer

Gucci is sorry it accidentally made an $890 blackface turtleneck

It's "Haute Couture Blackface," as one Twitter user put it.
Tess Owen
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Black Media Mogul Giving a Voice to African American Stories

We talk with Cathy Hughes, the founder the largest African American owned and operated broadcast company in the US on 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast.'
VICE Staff

'The Boy Is Mine' Is a Radical Song About Choosing Friendship Over Drama

Originally written as a solo, Brandy and Monica recorded the song as a duet to squash rumors of their rivalry. Nearly 20 years later, "The Boy Is Mine" remains an anthem of solidarity.
Britt Julious
Black History Month

The Incredible, 180-Year History of Brooklyn's First Black Enclave

How I ended up in Weeksville, a legendary hub of economic and intellectual freedom for black people.
Messiah Rhodes