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How Chicago's mayoral race could upend the city's politics

Tuesday's historic election was catalyzed by a 2014 tragedy and the protest movement that followed.
Evan McMorris-Santoro
Green New Deal

AOC: Green New Deal Must Repair 'Historic Oppression' of Indigenous People

In a Thursday news conference, New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said addressing environmental justice for marginalized people is critical in the fight to combat climate change.
Marie Solis

Young Brazilians Share Their Fears About a Bolsonaro Presidency

"I want a country where black people and LGBTQ individuals can walk freely. As a woman, I want to walk around without being afraid I'll get raped."
Gislene Ramos

America Is Still Afraid of Heavy Metal

Two Native American metalheads were kicked off a campus tour last week by a white woman who feared their brown skin and black T-shirts. That fear is nothing new.
Kim Kelly

Marielle Franco’s Friends Are Transforming Their Grief into Revolution

Fellow activists talk about the slain councilwoman's legacy and how they'll keep fighting for change in Brazil.
Bruno Costa

Marielle Franco, Activist Against Brazil's Police Brutality, Assassinated in Rio

The Brazilian councilwoman—recognized for her advocacy against police brutality, sexual violence, and racial inequality, and for championing women’s and LGBTQ rights—was shot dead on Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro.
Marie Declercq

How Slavery Survived in the South Long After the Civil War

VICE met up with Antoinette Harrell, a genealogist who tracks down cases of slavery and abusive labor practices that lasted into the 1960s.
VICE Staff
college football

Oregon Ducks Fans are Tailgating In the Parking Lot of a Youth Jail

The University of Oregon has spent a decade as a college football powerhouse behind huge donations from Nike founder Phil Knight. Their stadium is directly across the street from a juvenile detention center.
Mary Pilon

A Court Will Decide If Asking for 'Black People Food' Is Racial Discrimination

Is asking the African-American chef you hired to work at your sprawling dude ranch to start making “black people food” a super racist request, or nothing more than a wee bit of discourtesy and a smidgen of insensitivity?
Alex Swerdloff
Fast Food

Black Kids See Thousands More Fast Food Ads a Year Than White Kids

That's a 50 percent difference.
Jelisa Castrodale

Canada Will Put Black Activist Viola Desmond on the 10 Dollar Bill

Sarah Hagi

Hollywood Still Sucks at Putting Women On-Screen, Unless They're Scantily Clad

A new report on the top-grossing films of 2015 found that women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and people with disabilities are still largely missing on-screen and behind the camera.
Kimberly Lawson