ferguson

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Offers Class on 'Surviving the Aftermath'

Officer Betty Shelby says her class is all about helping other cops who are "victimized by anti-police groups and tried in the court of public opinion."
Drew Schwartz
8.28.18
Travel

A Radical Black Arts Renaissance Is Reshaping a Fractured St. Louis

You ought to be paying attention.
James McAnally
7.9.18
Criminal Justice

The Vicious Cycle of Losing a Driver's License Over Court Debt

After decades of trapping poor people, some states are starting to pull back from a Ferguson-esque practice.
Beth Schwartzapfel
11.21.17
ferguson

You Need to Watch This Documentary on Ferguson

We talk to the filmmakers behind 'Whose Streets?' on establishing trust with the community their film focuses on.
Sam Fragoso
8.15.17
ferguson

Three Years After Ferguson, One Protester Still Faces the Aftermath

Joshua Williams was made an example of by a St. Louis County judge. Two years into his prison sentence, he said his activist history has led guards to make his life hell.
Peter Moskowitz
8.11.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Ex-Cop Who Killed Michael Brown Admitted to Using the N-Word

The revelation comes from documents in a civil suit over former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson's killing of the unarmed teenager.
Allie Conti
3.14.17
crime

New Footage Shows What Michael Brown Was Doing Before His Death

The previously unseen video suggests that there might be more to the robbery than initially presented by Ferguson police.
Allie Conti
3.13.17
Design

Mirrored Signs Could Protect Dakota Access Protesters and Other Demonstrators

He was inspired by the tale of Archimedes.
Madison Margolin
11.24.16
News

How Cops Could Run Wild Under Trump

Despite a deluge of awful police shootings in America, the US government has at least been trying to keep tabs on local cops. That may change under President Trump.
Allie Conti
11.17.16
News

​Two Years After Ferguson, Missouri Cops Are Accused of Shaking Down the Poor

"I don't want to be a Michael Brown," one plaintiff in a new class-action lawsuit told us.
Daniel Denvir
11.2.16
News

The Big Winner in the Missouri Governor's Race: Cops

Both candidates are talking tough—one literally shoots a machine gun in his TV ads—two years after Michael Brown was gunned down by Officer Darren Wilson.
Eli Hager
10.18.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Eight out of ten Trump supporters think paying taxes is a civic duty, a judge dismisses a lawsuit over police tactics in Ferguson, the NRA responds to the Kardashian robbery with sarcastic tweets, and more.
VICE Staff
10.4.16
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