The Food Festival Showing How Slaves Built American Cuisine

The annual Heritage Harvest Food Festival is hosted at Thomas Jefferson's slave plantation Monticello. This year, its founders and participants are making a concerted effort to reckon with the site's past.
Mitchell Sunderland
Noisey News

Your Favorite Bands Are Doing a Charity Covers Show to Benefit Refugees

Wolf Alice, Swim Deep, Years & Years, and more are teaming up for the one off London gig.
Lauren O'Neill

UK Punks Slaves Are A-OK with Your Outrage

We hang with the duo in Austin to discuss their new Mike D-produced LP and the ever-present controversy that surrounds them.
Eve Barlow

PREMIERE: Slaves New Video for "Take Control" Will Get You Fired Up

The UK punk duo are back with a new song and, yes, it's angry AF.
Noisey Staff

'Ancient Flames,' Today's Comic by Michel Esselbrügge

Two men find love at a witch burning/slave auction that turns chaotic.
Michel Esselbrügge
food history

Ole Missus vs. Mammy: Who Owns Southern Food?

A response to Cynthia Bertelsen's “Edna Lewis and the Mythology Behind Modern Southern Food.”
Michael Twitty

The New 'Roots' Proves That Slave Narratives Are Still Important

The reboot of the seminal TV classic doesn't break new ground the way its predecessor did, but that doesn't mean it's not worthwhile.
Brandon Harris
On The Road with...

Tiny Dicks and Big Ideas: I Went on Tour with Slaves

The punk duo have left a trail of rage in the UK, but how would they cope in the USA—where nobody really knows and nobody really cares?
Mischa Pearlman
thump news

Chase & Status and Slaves' New Track is Nowhere Near as Important as They Think It Is

"Control" is as meaningful as the black and white video accompanying it...which is not very.
Josh Baines
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How to Explain the Mercury Prize Shortlist to Your Dad

Where does this year's Mercury nominations leave the poor dad who's just looking for someone to tell him it's OK to spend ten dollars on a Ben Howard CD for the car?
This Week in Racism

This Week in Racism: Artie Lange vs. the PC Army

The comedian lashed out at the nameless, faceless hoard of politically correct scolds that chastised him for his racially insensitive tweets about a black ESPN host. Were his comments really worth fighting for?
Dave Schilling

They're One of the Best Live Bands in Britain—Here's the Video for "Hey" by Slaves

It's the story of a man coming undone on a night out.
Ryan Bassil