July 4th

immigration

Here’s What Immigrants Think About the Fourth of July

“When I first came here, I was very into the idea of America as the land of opportunity for all, but now I know that the idea of equality in this country is a farce.”
Mary Retta
7.3.19
Remembering Things

Please Don't Play Drake's 'Fireworks' at Your July 4th Cookout

The 'Thank Me Later' song isn't as festive as its title suggests.
Kristin Corry
7.3.19
Celebrity

Taylor Swift’s Kennedy Obsession May Have Inspired Her 4th of July Parties

She’s not the first to have Kennedy fever.
Allie Jones
7.3.19
activism

Two Standing Rock Activists on What Independence Day Means to Them Now

"I find the 4th of July ironic."
Kimberly Lawson
7.4.17
Photography

This Artist Transforms Wieners into Famous Hot Dog Humans

Food stylist Erik Vernieuwe spends way too much time cutting up hot dogs, but we love it.
Beckett Mufson
7.4.17
Fireworks

Watch These Two Churches Go to Battle with Fireworks

Best. Tradition. Ever.
Emerson Rosenthal
7.4.17
murica

How to Plan Your Fourth of July BBQ

Just as our founding fathers were doing some 238 years ago, we’ll all surely be stuffing ourselves with potato chips on this year's July 4th. But here are some alternative suggestions—along with a quick tip or two—that’ll be sure to add a few fireworks...
Male Chef
7.3.17
Stuff

What It's Like to Become an American Citizen on the Fourth of July

"I guess the best day in my life was when I got married, but really the best day of my life was that day."
Serena Solomon
7.4.16
Art

Make New York Great Again with This Street Art of a Punk George Washington

Visual artists Mint+Serf tap Richie Shazam to herald a new Americanism.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
7.4.16
Raport z Insta

What Musicians Were Wearing and Sharing on Instagram This Week: The 4th of July Edition

See how your faves celebrated the Fourth of July.
Kathy Iandoli
7.5.15
Stuff

We Asked Foreign VICE Offices What They Think About America

Before you start singing "I'm Proud to Be an American" this Fourth of July, take a look at how the international community views the good ol' US of A.
VICE Staff
Arielle Pardes
7.4.15
Space

This Map Shows UFO Hot Spots Across the United States

Data comes from the National UFO Reporting Center.
John Wenz
6.4.15
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