Civil Rights

Criminal Justice

Florida Is About to Find Out What Happens When Ex-Prisoners Vote

A million or more new voters could be eligible for 2020 thanks to a ballot initiative reversing Jim Crow-era policy.
Jennifer Rae Taylor
11.7.18
Why I Didn't Vote

I'm Not Allowed to Vote Because Florida Thinks I'm a Bad Person

I won’t say who I voted for in 2016, but it definitely wasn’t the guy who is in the White House now—that's for sure.
Brett Ramsden
11.1.18
Why I Didn't Vote

I Got Purged from the Voter Rolls While Fighting in the Middle East

I cried when I found out.
Joe Helle
11.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Saying Goodbye to Aretha Franklin

We celebrate the queen of soul, and the impact she had on our music and culture.
VICE Staff
8.17.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Comedian Jim Jefferies Finally Shut Up Jordan Peterson

Meanwhile, when not getting schooled by a comedian, the free speech crusader launched a defamation lawsuit against Wilfrid Laurier University and three of its employees.
VICE Staff
6.21.18
#metoo

The Best Way to Fight Sexism Is to Make Men Experience It

The lessons I learned at a now-closed summer camp for LA teens hold up in the #MeToo era.
Kelli Auerbach
4.19.18
Photography

Powerful Vintage Photos Contrast Hollywood Glitz with Civil Disobedience

George Rodriguez has lived a double life in LA, photographing Chicano activists as well as famous musicians like Eazy-E and Michael Jackson.
Miss Rosen
4.11.18
martin luther king jr.

The Strange, Tangled Web of Assassination Plots Against MLK

Before he was actually murdered, the civil rights legend was targeted for at least a decade by vile racists of all stripes, according to a new account.
Seth Ferranti
4.4.18
Black Women Making History

My Friend MLK 'Died of a Broken Heart'

Legendary activist Xernona Clayton talks about her relationship with Dr. King, who was murdered 50 years ago. She's a prominent voice in HBO's new documentary, 'King in the Wilderness.'
Alexis P. Williams
4.4.18
protest

The Strange Saga of Arrested Inauguration Protesters' Seized Property

Nearly a year after the J20 protests, the cops don't seem to know exactly what they took from those arrested, or from who.
Siobhan O’Leary
12.14.17
politics

Inside the Protests Against Trump's Civil Rights Museum Visit

The president's Saturday visit to a new museum in Mississippi sparked anger, protests, and memories of past struggles.
Cheree Franco
12.10.17
Film

Dolores Huerta, the Mexican American Activist Who Invented 'Yes We Can,' Is Still Fighting

A new documentary seeks to set the record straight on the 4'11" feminist foremother's tremendous contributions.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
11.3.17