gangs

Life Inside

My Gay Prison Gang Fights Neo-Nazis

They call us the Rainbow Warriors.
Dennis Mintun
9.7.18
true crime

I Was a Mob Enforcer and Somehow Got Out Alive

"It started out popping a few heads. Then you moved onto the heavy stuff."
Seth Ferranti
7.11.18
Life Inside

How I Stayed Out of a Gang When My Dad Was Arrested

Selling drugs seemed like such an easy way to help your family with money. But I was small for my age and feared getting "jumped" as part of gang initiations.
Kevin
5.11.18
VICE Video

This Program Helps Former Gang Members Remove Their Tattoos

Homeboy Industries helps over 12,000 people a year who want to leave the gang lifestyle.
VICE Staff
5.10.18
true crime

The Inside Story of Sex Money Murder, NYC's Most Brutally Violent Drug Gang

The set was headed by "Pistol Pete" Rollock, who remains a sort of twisted deity in American crime lore.
Max Daly
4.18.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

NYC bombing suspect said to be ISIS sympathizer, Roy Moore's wife Kayla cites Jewish lawyer to dismiss anti-Semitism charge, transgender recruits will get to enlist in military, and more.
VICE Staff
12.12.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Inside a Gang Initiation

On today's episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast,' we discuss the story of a young prospect who joined the Crips.
VICE Staff
11.20.17
video

What It's Like to Go Through a Gang Initiation

VICE followed a young prospect in Brooklyn looking to join the Crips to see what it takes to make it in.
VICE Staff
11.16.17
true crime

Police Brutality and Deportation Won't Stop the Deadly MS-13 Gang

We talked to local cops and community activists about Trump's favorite target: a murderous gang comprised partly of immigrants he does not understand.
Michael Edison Hayden
8.8.17
THE SALUTE YOUR SHORTS ISSUE

US Deportation Policy Is Stoking Gang Violence Across the Country

And it's only going to get worse.
Sarah Esther Maslin
5.23.17
mixed-media

Dada Meets OBEY in Peter Manning’s Fierce Mixed-Media Portraits

British artist Prefab77’s new exhibition, 'Gangs, Tribes & Fraternities,' features a variety of works on canvas, paper, wood, and metal.
Nathaniel Ainley
5.11.17
crime

The Haunting Social Media Trail Left by a Teen Gang Member

I've researched how social media beefs become IRL shootings in Chicago for years. This is what it all means for preventing gun violence.
Desmond Patton
5.4.17