tamir rice

money-corruption

Gun Companies are Helping Toy Makers Design Replicas That Get Kids Killed

A look inside the secretive financial ties between gun manufacturers and the people behind airsoft guns that cops mistake for lethal threats.
Alain Stephens
5.9.19
Criminal Justice

What 'Serial' Gets Alarmingly Correct About Being Black in America

As a queer Black Clevelander, the podcast's new season investigating criminal justice in Cleveland clarifies a lifetime of racist interactions with police.
Prince Shakur
10.17.18
column

Viral Black Death: To Watch or Not to Watch

The inner debate on the sharing of black death. It’s complicated.
Noel Ransome
7.11.17
advocacy

The Rundown

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not, and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
4.27.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Americans See Black Men as Larger Than They Really Are, Study Finds

The survey also found that nonblack respondents thought black men were more capable of violence than whites—and that cops would be more justified using force in altercations with them.
Drew Schwartz
3.14.17
Art

A Plush Handgun Takes Aim at George Zimmerman's Evil Auction

Natalie Baxter quilts a counterpoint to Zimmerman's fateful Kel-Tec.
Molly Hannon
6.3.16
News

A Lawyer Explains Where Police Shooting Settlement Cash Actually Goes

Police shootings are big business for the attorneys who win wrongful death payouts.
John Surico
4.28.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, the US government is suing Ferguson for failing to adopt police reforms, 50,000 people have been displaced after fighting in the Syrian city of Aleppo, Paul McCartney loves emojis, and more.
VICE Staff
2.11.16
Op-Eds

What Does Protest Music Look Like Today?: The Rebellion of Kendrick Lamar and Vince Staples

Two West Coast rappers offered two very different but very valid forms of protest music last year.
Brian Josephs
1.4.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

No charges will be filed in the Tamir Rice killing, the 'Affluenza Teen' has been taken into custody, and Islamic State scholars have outlined when an 'owner' can have sex with a slave.
VICE Staff
12.29.15
News

The Cop Who Shot 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice on a Cleveland Playground Wasn't Charged with Anything

The decision came as no surprise to family members and activists who say prosecutors have tainted the investigation.
VICE Staff
12.28.15
News

​Was 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice Really an ‘Active Shooter’ When Police Killed Him?

That's how Officer Timothy Loehmann described the child, who was playing with a toy, to a grand jury. But in an era when mass shootings are routine, how do you define "active shooter"?
Afi Scruggs
12.7.15
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