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This Congresswoman Thinks the Time Has Never Been Better to do Reparations

Ta-Nehisi Coates and Danny Glover testified about reparations in Washington on Juneteeth and debated whether we should just cut checks to the descendants of slaves or invest in social services that help them.
Alzo Slade
Valerie Kipnis

9 Mic-Drop Moments from the Reparations Hearing

In which Mitch McConnell and American kleptocracy get owned by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Leila Ettachfini
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Writing a Different Kind of 'Captain America'

"I'm not convinced I can tell a great 'Captain America' story—which is precisely why I want so bad to try."
Drew Schwartz
Holy Shit

Dev Hynes Drops ‘Freetown Sound’ Three Days Early

And he's released the video for "Augustine" to cap it off.
Noisey Staff

Black Atheists Explain What It's Like to Be a 'Double Minority'

We talked to five black atheists about what it's like to be black in America and reject the the idea of a higher power.
Brian Josephs

Ta-Nehisi Coates' 'Black Panther' Rules: This Week in Comics #12

We look at issue #1 and more in this week’s comic rundown.
Giaco Furino
the vice reader

Ta-Nehisi Coates on ‘Black Panther’ and Creating a Comic That Reflects the Black Experience

We spoke to the acclaimed journalist and author about how he made 'Black Panther' into a searing reflection of the world today.
J. A. Micheline
2016 US election

Ahead of South Carolina, Clinton and Sanders Show Off Support from Prominent Black Leaders

From the Congressional Black Caucus and Sandra Bland's mom to Al Sharpton and Harry Belafonte, the Democratic candidates are rushing to lock down key African-American endorsements.
Liz Fields

A Danish Newspaper Rated Black Celebrities on a Scale of Evil and Integration

Human rights activist Malcolm X was depicted as being both America's angriest man and equally as evil as Bill Cosby.
Ian Moore
the vice reader

Ta-Nehisi Coates’s ‘Between the World and Me’ Is as Important and Necessary as Everyone Says It Is

One of America's sharpest cultural commentators delivers a rich, abrasive meditation on the existential quandaries of modern American negro life.
Brandon Harris
The Fear Digest

What Are Americans Terrified of This Week?

Random gunmen, the Islamic State, the cold dead universe, our own families, and other things that we can't stop worrying about.
Harry Cheadle

A Tense Conversation with 'Chappelle's Show' Co-Creator Neal Brennan

We talked to <I>Chappelle's Show</I> co-creator Neal Brennan about saying the <em>N</em>-word in front of black people, his new show, and hanging out at Eddie Murphy's house with Dave Chappelle.
Jordan Sowunmi