segregation

Culture

Why John Legend Learning to Swim Is Such a Big Deal

A history of segregation in pools makes the singer's foray into swim lessons all the more important.
Taylor Hosking
1.29.19
Film

'The Hate U Give' Attempts to Advance the Gridlock on Police Brutality

Director George Tillman Jr. on why he thinks the film can squeeze empathy out of a divided nation.
Taylor Hosking
10.19.18
Fighting Words

Racial Discrimination Can Take 18 Years Off Someone's Life

"Where you live determines your access to jobs, public transit, food, medical care, and insurance."
Jason Silverstein
6.12.18
RACISM

Racists in Florida Kept This Man From Becoming a Lawyer for 30 Years

Virgil Hawkins wanted to go to law school. His home state waged "an undeclared second civil war" to keep him from doing so.
Gilbert King
4.17.18
gallery shows

A Fed Up Former Teacher Curates a Show Fighting School Segregation

Nearly 60 years after 'Brown v. Board of Education,' American schools are still segregated.
Antwaun Sargent
7.15.17
exhibitions

'Invisible Man' Inspires Conceptual Art About Blackness

The inaugural show at at Martos Gallery's downtown space takes its name from Ralph Ellison's enduring 1952 novel about black visibility.
Antwaun Sargent
6.21.17
Tonic

The Sad Health Consequences of Segregated Neighborhoods

When people moved out of racially homogenous neighborhoods, their health improved.
Jesse Hicks
5.17.17
Race and Health

The Sad Health Consequences of Segregated Neighborhoods

When people moved out of racially homogenous neighborhoods, their health improved.
Jesse Hicks
5.15.17
News

Racial Tension Exploded in Milwaukee This Weekend

A police killing was followed by violent protests in a city where many say race still rules.
Allie Conti
8.15.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Wanted to Do a Season of 'The Apprentice' that Separated Teams by Race

Trump knew the idea was "fairly controversial."
VICE Staff
5.19.16
Streets by VICE

Streets by VICE: Halsted Street, Chicago

VICE travels through the many neighborhoods of Halsted Street, the central artery of Chicago.
VICE Travel Staff
2.3.16
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
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