midwest

crime

The Female Genital Mutilation Scandal Tearing a Community Apart

A high-stakes criminal case is forcing a tight-knit Midwestern Muslim sect to reckon with its most dangerous practice.
Beenish Ahmed
5.16.17
politics

The Voters Who Elected Trump Want Something Only the Democrats Can Give Them

A new study of Trump supporters in Michigan provides a road map for the left to win back a critical slice of the electorate.
Eve Peyser
3.15.17
Creators: 50 States of Art

Artists Pioneer a "Fairer Form of Gentrification" in Indiana

Tube Factory Artspace invigorates the Garfield Park neighborhood in Indianapolis.
B. David Zarley
2.24.17
50 states of art

Artists Pioneer a "Fairer Form of Gentrification" in Indiana | #50StatesofArt

Tube Factory Artspace invigorates the Garfield Park neighborhood in Indianapolis.
B. David Zarley
2.24.17
Creators: 50 States of Art

Essay: Priced Out of New York, an Artist Finds Her Midwestern Tribe

Fontaine Capel on her migration from Brooklyn to Chicago in search of space, community, and the funds to maintain a studio practice.
Fontaine Capel
2.21.17
50 states of art

Essay: Priced Out of New York, an Artist Finds Her Midwestern Tribe | #50StatesofArt

Fontaine Capel on her migration from Brooklyn to Chicago in search of space, community, and the funds to maintain a studio practice.
Fontaine Capel
2.21.17
Creators: 50 States of Art

Essay: Is Minneapolis America's Next Powder Keg for Art?

Minnesota writer and scholar Christina Schmid makes a case for the Far-North.
Christina Schmid
1.24.17
50 states of art

Essay: Is Minneapolis America's Next Powder Keg for Art?| #50StatesofArt

Minnesota writer and scholar Christina Schmid makes a case for the Far-North.
Christina Schmid
1.24.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The 'You've Got Mail' Voice Actor Is a Midwestern Uber Driver Now

The guy says he made $200 for the AOL voice acting job and went on to work at a Cleveland news station before retiring and turning to Uber.
VICE Staff
11.7.16
Travel

Looking Back on Liberal, the Midwest's Failed Atheist Utopia

Liberal, Missouri, was founded to be an atheist oasis in Bible country. But today, you'd never know it.
Thomas Gounley
9.19.16
Travel

We Meet Senator Ted Cruz at the Iowa State Fair on This Episode of 'VICE Does America'

The gang travels across the Midwest and gets a small taste of the campaign circus in Iowa.
VICE Staff
7.21.16
Sports

The People of Cleveland Are Finally Champions

After more than 50 years of losing, LeBron James finally made us winners. So it was only right that we honor him and the Cleveland Cavaliers with a parade fit for a King.
Erica Euse
6.23.16
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