Detroit

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Responsible Teen Drives 138 MPH Just to Make It Home Before Curfew

His parents must be so proud.
River Donaghey
11.30.18
Drugs

What It's Like to Be a Big-Time Female Coke Trafficker

"We were moving like 60 keys a week. I brought in my dad and my stepbrother and we were off and running."
Brandi Davis
7.30.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The True Story Behind 'White Boy' Rick

Seth Ferranti talks about his correspondence with Richard Wershe, a.k.a. White Boy Rick, a teenager who gained notoriety for underworld drug dealing.
VICE Staff
6.1.18
documentaries

A New True-Crime Doc About 'White Boy' Rick Will Make You Madder Than Hell

A dumbfounding new documentary explores the institutional horror story of Detroit's Richard Wershe Jr. a.k.a. White Boy Rick.
Seth Ferranti
5.29.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Say Wave of Public Paintball Wars Started with 21 Savage

The skirmishes have hit the streets of Atlanta, Milwaukee, Greensboro, and Detroit, and have potentially claimed two lives.
Drew Schwartz
5.2.18
Art

Tom of Finland’s Explicit Art Radically Changed How We View Gay Sexuality

The legendary queer artist is famous for his photo-realistic drawings of gay men enjoying sex.
Mikelle Street
4.26.18
immigration

ICE Has Trapped This Immigrant in a Church for Three Months

If he's deported, he'll leave behind his family, including a wife suffering from multiple sclerosis.
Trevor Bach
4.19.18
Art

This Artist Took Over an Entire City Block to Build an African Bead Museum

Olayami Dabls opened the MBad African Bead Museum in Detroit to connect black Americans with African history and culture.
Antwaun Sargent
3.20.18
Black Women Making History

The Artist Taking Black Female Tattooers on the Road

An interview with Detroit tattoo artist Lorri "Lady L" Thomas, the founder of the Ladies of Ink Tour.
Emerson Rosenthal
3.6.18
VICELAND

Matty Matheson Cooks Porchetta from Scratch on 'IT'S SUPPERTIME!'

Tune into VICELAND Thursday for the latest from the cooking show, along with a new episode of 'BEERLAND.'
VICE Staff
12.21.17
politics

John Conyers's Family Is in a Bizarre Fight Over His Congressional Seat

The Detroit legend is resigning amid sexual harassment allegations. His supporters are shocked, angry, and preparing for "utter chaos."
Trevor Bach
12.8.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Closing Detroit's Digital Divide

On today's episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast,' we talk about how people are dealing with unequal access to high-speed internet in Detroit.
VICE Staff
11.16.17
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