Minority Reports

What It's Like to Be a White Student at a Historically Black College

A white freshman at Atlanta's Morehouse College explains why it was the only school he applied to.
VICE Staff
martin luther king jr.

The Strange, Tangled Web of Assassination Plots Against MLK

Before he was actually murdered, the civil rights legend was targeted for at least a decade by vile racists of all stripes, according to a new account.
Seth Ferranti
Black Women Making History

My Friend MLK 'Died of a Broken Heart'

Legendary activist Xernona Clayton talks about her relationship with Dr. King, who was murdered 50 years ago. She's a prominent voice in HBO's new documentary, 'King in the Wilderness.'
Alexis P. Williams
Desus & Mero

Desus and Mero Talk About That Super Bowl Ad That Used MLK to Sell Trucks

Which was just a little ironic.
Sarah Bellman
carmelo anthony

Stay Melo: The Immigrant Powerhouse of NYC Soccer

The perennially nationally ranked Martin Luther King High School’s boys soccer team is comprised of immigrant kids from around the world.
VICE Sports
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump's Comments on Black History Month Turned into a Rant About 'Fake News'

The president's statements about MLK Jr. somehow careened into an attack on CNN and praise for the way FOX News treats him.
River Donaghey

Forty-Eight Hours Partying with American Frat Boys in a Canadian Ski Town

Every Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, the Americans invade Whistler, British Columbia.
Allison Tierney

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

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day — or MLK-Robert E. Lee Day If You Live in One of These States

MLK-Lee Day is criticized by many who see it as contradictory to celebrate Lee, a Confederate general who fought to keep black people from voting, on the same day the country remembers MLK’s legacy of racial justice and integration.
Olivia Becker

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

8 Art Events to Observe This MLK Day

If you want to let the art of the Movement lead you...
The Creators Project
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This Haunting Short Film Is a Meditation on American Violence

I'm Short, Not Stupid presents Terry Rayment's chilling short film set to Senator Robert F. Kennedy's "The Mindless Menace of Violence" speech.
Jeffrey Bowers