The South

Minority Reports

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.
VICE Staff
7.12.18
woman seeing woman

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.
Elyssa Goodman
7.9.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Seems Pretty Chill for Being Trapped in a Car with Thousands of Bees

Wally Leatherwood is a legend.
Drew Schwartz
5.3.18
Photo

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.
Kelsey and Rémy Bennett
4.20.18
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
RACISM

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.
Christina Sterbenz
1.13.18
Ghosts

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.
Karen Brownlee
12.9.17
Views My Own

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
11.2.17
LGBTQ

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
9.21.17
post-Charlottesville

Confederate statues have had a rough 24 hours

Here’s what’s been unfolding around monuments in the last 24 hours alone.
Tess Owen
8.22.17
Comics!

'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.
VICE Staff
7.11.17
Impact Equality

BTW, These Four States Legally Protect Confederate Monuments

These states are actively taking steps to protect monuments of America's racist past.
Katelyn Harrop
6.13.17
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