What It's Like to Be a Black Bull Rider in the South
VICE met with two black bull riders in Texas—an accomplished pro, and a young, up-and-coming rider—to find out what it’s like to be a person of color competing in a predominantly white sport.
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Peyton Fulford's Intimate and Vulnerable Photos of Queer Southern Youth
With her series “Infinite Tenderness,” the photographer develops a new narrative for LGBTQ kids in the South.
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This Guy Seems Pretty Chill for Being Trapped in a Car with Thousands of Bees
Wally Leatherwood is a legend.
This 72-Year-Old Takes Wacky, Wonderful Photos of Life in the Deep South
Jane Rule Burdine is the subject of a new documentary directed by the Bennett Sisters.
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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.
How racist bullying is tearing apart a school district in the South
Schools are reckoning with the intertwining issues of race and bullying in an atmosphere of growing anger and mistrust.
What It’s Like to Work at the Most Haunted Bar in America
Working for 13 years at Memphis bar Earnestine & Hazel's, Karen Brownlee has seen it all—from poltergeist jukeboxes to floating orbs to voices from the walls that know her by name.
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I Grew Up as a Black Southerner Idolizing Robert E. Lee
I didn't know the Confederate general owned slaves. I didn't even know he was part of the Confederacy.
Issac J. Bailey
The Program Offering Southern LGBTQ Youth a New Life in Provincetown
At Summer of Sass, kids get a chance to see how much better it gets, with the chance to live and work in a community that accepts them.
Khalid El Khatib
Confederate statues have had a rough 24 hours
Here’s what’s been unfolding around monuments in the last 24 hours alone.
'Ally I Need Is Love,' Today's Comic by Ben Passmore
Ben remembers the time he was harassed by an old woman while working as a pedicab driver.
BTW, These Four States Legally Protect Confederate Monuments
These states are actively taking steps to protect monuments of America's racist past.