West Virginia

Minority Reports

Inside the Lives of White Students at Historically Black Colleges

“Oh man, so many stares.”
David J. Dent
6.27.18
House Party

The Left Will Take Over the Democratic Party, Just Give It Time

Progressives lost some high-profile races this week, but that doesn't mean they aren't having an impact.
Robert Wheel
5.9.18
politics

A Massive Strike Is Actually Working

A weeklong holdout over teacher pay that seemed to end after the Republican governor made major salary promises dragged into Thursday. It could resonate in November and beyond.
Mason Adams
3.1.18
politics

A Viral Video Revealed Big Energy's Stranglehold on West Virginia Politics

Apparently state legislators don't like it when you talk about their campaign donations from fossil fuel companies.
Alex Kotch
2.19.18
politics

Being Rich Is the Easiest Way to Get Elected

Running for office in the US requires an aggressive grassroots fundraising operation. Or you could just give your campaign $20 million from your pocket.
Paul Blest
12.12.17
VICELAND

The Convicted Killer Who Says Smoking Weed Made Her Commit Murder

Tune into VICELAND Tuesday for the latest from 'WEEDIQUETTE,' along with a new episode of 'CYBERWAR.'
VICE Staff
10.31.17
politics

Can You Win in Trump Country with a Bernie Sanders Platform?

A West Virginia activist's crusade to unseat the leader of the state's Democratic Establishment.
Paul Blest
9.7.17
50 states of art

Charming Ink Illustrations Personify Cute Animals

West Virginia artist Staci Leech-Cornell draws gorgeous ink nature scenes.
Diana Shi
6.9.17
50 states of art

Charming Ink Illustrations Personify Cute Animals

West Virginia artist Staci Leech-Cornell draws gorgeous ink nature scenes.
Diana Shi
6.9.17
Appalachia

Don't Call Appalachia 'Trump Country' Just Yet

The famously downtrodden, heavily white region fell hard for Donald Trump. Will he deliver?
Mason Adams
4.19.17
VICELAND

In Cash-Strapped Coal Country, a Baseball Rivalry Prevails

Tonight on 'VICE World of Sports,' we head to an impoverished part of Appalachia for a look at two communities that are struggling to make ends meet—but keeping a burning baseball rivalry alive.
VICE Staff
3.29.17
News

Meet Jim Justice, West Virginia's Answer to Donald Trump

The businessman is running for governor on the Democratic ticket as a charismatic outsider who's campaign is based on restoring pride and fixing a broken economy. And he might win.
Donovan Farley
8.18.16
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