Next Episode of Rites of Passage is
An exploration of the severe rituals that people around the globe engage in. A thread that ties our humanity together.
VICE followed a young prospect in Brooklyn looking to join the Crips to see what it takes to get initiated, from finding a way to meet gang members to getting "squared in"—a vicious beating at the hands of the members.
VICE follows the orchestrators behind the Brutal Black Project, the tattoo collective where mandalas go to die and pain is prioritized over aesthetics.
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