history

Comics

'A History of Sexuality,' Today's Comic by Sami Alwani

A man questions his ability to fall in love in this abstract comic.
Sami Alwani
4 days ago
VICE Guide to Life

The Books That Can Change and/or Ruin Your Life in College

A reading list and a cautionary tale.
VICE Staff
9.12.18
Books

The Bizarre Untold Origin Story of the Myers-Briggs Personality Indicator

How a mother-daughter team created the pseudoscientific quiz that conquered the world.
Nicole Clark
9.5.18
travel

A Real-Life Samaritan Leader Explains What It Means to Be a Good Samaritan

There are less than 1,000 Samaritans living in the world today. Community secretary Mabrook Ishaq is one of them. He told us his story.
Mabrook Ishaq
8.30.18
extremism

All the Times Black People (Actually) Infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan

You've seen the Chappelle skit and maybe even the new Spike Lee movie, but these IRL cases are even crazier.
Vee Wright
8.10.18
Film

Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' Mines the Past to Explain Our Racist Present

The film references 70s blaxploitation to tell the true story of a black cop who infiltrated the KKK.
Arimeta Diop
8.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

This Book Highlights the Forgotten Women of History

Anita Sarkeesian and Ebony Adams talk about their new book, a look at 25 groundbreaking women that are largely left out of text books.
VICE Staff
7.30.18
poli-tbt-ics

The Time the Word 'Damn' Almost Got a Man Kicked Out of Congress

The strange, forgotten story of Thomas L. Blanton, one of the most notorious dicks in US political history.
Rebecca Fishbein
7.19.18
RACISM

The Long Journey to Remember One of History's Worst Lynching Massacres

Mary Turner and her unborn baby were killed by a racist mob in 1918 in an atrocity that was nearly forgotten.
Michael Sainato
5.25.18
Photos

Striking Photos of One of the Oldest Chinese Diasporas on Earth

Photojournalist P.J. Leo spent nine years documenting the unique lives of Indonesia's Benteng Chinese families.
Stanley Widianto
5.17.18
death

Earth's Supposed Oldest Living Person Has Hated Every Day of Her Life

Koku Istambulova says she's 128 years old and considers her longevity a punishment from God.
Nicole Clark
5.17.18
Drugs

The US Opioid Crisis Started in India

How India's historical role in the global opiate trade contributed to a crisis in the United States.
Benjamin Siegel
4.27.18