Civil Rights


Cops in Arizona Tried a PR Stunt and It Backfired Horribly

Turns out ticketing people for good behavior isn't funny in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's old turf.
Alex Norcia
Civil Rights

The Armed Bros Who Posed In Front of Emmett Till's Memorial Were Suspended from Their Frat at Ole Miss

The photo got hundreds of likes on Instagram.
Kelly Vinett
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Why You Need to Care About DeRay Mckesson's First Amendment Case

This ruling could make protest leaders liable for things they didn’t do
Alexander Stockton
hate crimes

A Black Teen Got His Throat Slit Over Rap Music. Activists Say It's a Hate Crime.

The white assailant quickly admitted to killing Elijah Al-Amin over the rap music because it made him feel “unsafe.”
Trone Dowd

Facebook's First 'Civil Rights Audit' Is the First Step in Climbing Everest

Facebook's Civil Rights Audit, published on Sunday, recommends the platform also ban implicit forms of white nationalism.
Joseph Cox
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Why Hong Kong Won’t Back Down

One young father who quit his job to join the protest is among millions fighting to keep their autonomy from mainland China
Kelly Wong
Vicky Liu
Crystal Wong
Angad Singh

Family Held at Gunpoint by Phoenix Cops Says Apologies Are a "Slap in the Face"

They want the officers held accountable, and community leaders are calling for rallies and protests this week
Tess Owen

Police Are Feeding Celebrity Photos into Facial Recognition Software to Solve Crimes

Law enforcement agencies are using facial recognition systems with little to no rules, found a new study by the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy and Technology.
Sarah Emerson
reproductive health

The Trump Administration Is Coming For Your Birth Control

Reproductive health advocates are already sounding the alarm over new rules finalized Thursday
Carter Sherman
Civil Rights

Barr told to “stay woke” to data showing declining civil rights enforcement under Trump

Trump's DOJ has started 60 percent fewer civil rights cases than the Obama years and 50 percent fewer than Bush.
Greg Walters

The Fun Drama of F1 Racing and the Bleak Reality of Presidential Races

Daniel Ricciardo did nothing wrong.
Rob Zacny
Civil Rights

The Southern Poverty Law Center just fired its co-founder

The civil rights group said he failed to reflect “the mission of the organization and the values we hope to instill in the world.”
Emma Ockerman