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Film

How an Unfinished James Baldwin Manuscript Became a Documentary Film

'I Am Not Your Negro' director Raoul Peck links Baldwin’s ideas to issues still surrounding race and poverty in America today.
Charlie Schmidlin
2.5.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

MLK's daughter says "God can triumph over Trump," Turkish police capture suspected nightclub shooter, hundreds of theater groups plan to protest Trump's inauguration, and more.
VICE Staff
1.17.17
Art

Celebrate MLK Weekend With This Iconic Edition of FELT Zine

The center piece of Mark Digital's 'King's Dream' issue is a black bust covered in roses.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.14.17
Vice Blog

Andrew W.K. on Loving Your Enemy

How an unspeakable act of kindness changed my life forever.
Andrew W.K.
11.18.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Hillary Clinton cancels her California trip after pneumonia diagnosis, more NFL stars protest during the national anthem, six people were shot after a peace rally in Alabama, and more.
VICE Staff
9.12.16
Culture

Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau's Weird Song at Ottawa's MLK Tribute Was the Least of Its Problems

This Canadian event was seriously lacking in black voices.
Andray Domise
1.20.16
Stuff

A History of the King Family's Attempt to Clear the Name of James Earl Ray

Martin Luther King's son and convicted killer were on friendly terms.
Mike Pearl
1.18.16
Stuff

We're Still Marching Towards MLK's Promised Land

Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of equality in America has been deferred. It's up to us to fight to make it a reality.
Wilbert L. Cooper
1.18.16
News

Fifty Years After Selma, Civil Rights in Alabama Are Still in Rough Shape

You'd think that by now Alabama would be tired of being the state where marginalized Americans have to demand their dignity the loudest.
Mike Pearl
3.9.15
Stuff

The Weird and Fraudulent World of Catholic Relics

For centuries, some Christians have venerated the bodies and possessions of saints, but more often than not, there's no way to tell whether something is St. Peter's skull or a really old potato.
Rick Paulas
3.4.15
News

Where Does the Black Lives Matter Movement Go From Here?

After a rough stretch defined by the murder of two cops in Brooklyn, can the police reform crowd actually bring changes to the criminal justice system?
John Surico
1.20.15
This Week in Racism

Is It Possible to Make the Academy Awards More Diverse?

The Academy snubbed minority actors and filmmakers this year, but the problem runs deeper than black faces not holding little gold statues.
Dave Schilling
1.17.15