slavery

Comics!

'Look at Me,' Today's Comic by Sami Alwani

Sami's brutal honestly not only torments him but also gets him into trouble.
Sami Alwani
12.18.18
Culture

A Wrongfully Jailed Artist Confronts America's Legacy of Slavery

“Our country makes money off of black bodies by keeping them in jail,” says Gianni Lee.
Genel Ambrose
7.19.18
Black History Month

The Incredible, 180-Year History of Brooklyn's First Black Enclave

How I ended up in Weeksville, a legendary hub of economic and intellectual freedom for black people.
Messiah Rhodes
2.28.18
slavery

Blacks Were Enslaved Well into the 1960s

More than 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, there were black people in the Deep South who had no idea they were free. These people were forced to work, violently tortured, and raped.
Antoinette Harrell
2.28.18
video

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
2.27.18
Desus & Mero

This Homework Assignment Is Hella Racist

VICELAND's Desus and Mero talk about the fourth grade class that was asked to list three "good reasons" for slavery.
Sarah Bellman
1.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Sounds Like Trump's Treasury Secretary Won't Put Harriet Tubman on the $20

Steve Mnuchin said getting the abolitionist on the bill is "not something I'm focused on at the moment."
Drew Schwartz
8.31.17
crime

Cops Accuse Christian Commune of Abusing and Raping Children

The Aggressive Christianity Missions Training Corps is known for its militaristic brand of religion. This week, cops accused key leaders of horrific acts, including some that resulted in a child's death.
Josiah Hesse
8.23.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Amazon's Making Its Own Post-Civil War Series Called 'Black America'

The streaming site announced the new project from 'Boondocks' creator Aaron McGruder to rival HBO's 'Confederate.'
River Donaghey
8.1.17
Comics!

'12 Years a Slave' Screenwriter Returns to Comics After a 10-Year Hiatus

Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley revives 'The American Way,' his innovative comic about superheroes and race in America.
Giaco Furino
7.12.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Confederate Flag Is Back Up at the South Carolina Statehouse (for Now)

A secessionist group hoisted the flag on a temporary pole two years after it was removed in the wake of the Charleston church shooting.
Drew Schwartz
7.10.17
column

'Black Panther' Could Change the Black Film Narrative

The film that features an almost all-black cast, a black director, and is set in a world that portrays people of color in a superior light is something black people have never seen before.
Noel Ransome
6.13.17
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