SOUTH

Film

‘Gay Chorus Deep South’ Confronts Anti-LGBTQ Politics, Starting At Church

The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus toured the Bible Belt in an epic experiment in confronting fear.
Taylor Hosking
4.30.19
Confederacy

At least 110 Confederate monuments have been taken down in the last 3 years

And three new Confederate monuments have been dedicated.
Tess Owen
6.4.18
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
50 states of art

And Gallery Is Fostering a Groundbreaking Contemporary Art Scene in Jackson, MS | #50StatesofArt

What it's like working in a corner of the country where independent arts organizations are rare.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.26.17
Florida

This Is the First City in Florida to Commit to 100 Percent Renewable Energy

St. Petersburg’s location on the western coast of Florida makes residents aware daily of the impacts of climate change.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
11.22.16
Art

Stunning Archival Images Tell the Story of Standing Rock

The #NoDAPL protests are part of a cultural battle 250 years in the making.
Nathaniel Ainley
11.4.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

NAACP Says Black Teen Had a Noose Tightened Around Neck in Mississippi Hate Crime

A local civil rights official wants the feds to investigate the incident allegedly perpetrated by multiple white students.
Lauren Messman
10.26.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

America Is Officially Overrun by Terrifying Evil Clowns

People in Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Virginia have reportedly spotted terrifying clowns wandering through grocery stories, riding shotgun in cars, and even sending strange, threatening messages on Facebook.
VICE Staff
9.27.16
Interviews

Horseback's New Album 'Dead Ringers' Is an Electronic Post-Punk Odyssey into the New South

Band mastermind Jenks Miller goes deep on recording techniques, dark nights of the soul, and his Appalachian roots.
Ned Raggett
8.10.16
Stuff

This Bridge in Mississippi Has Hosted Decades of Racial Violence

A new history of brutal lynchings at the same spot in 1918 and 1942 offers insight into the terror of white supremacy.
Seth Ferranti
4.27.16
News

A Judge Overturned a Death Sentence Because the Prosecutor Compared a Black Defendant to King Kong

Even by the standards of racism in America's Deep South, this case—which centers on a prosecutor who's been arrested twice for drunk driving—is pretty crazy.
Andrew Cohen
3.28.16
The 2016 US Election

America's Election 2016: South Carolina's Black Vote

VICE News travels to South Carolina ahead of the Democratic primary to unpack the stereotypes associated with the "black vote."
VICE News
2.26.16
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