Aztec Tattoo Artist Uses Ink to Honor Ancestors

Aztec Tattoo Artist Uses Ink to Honor Ancestors

♪♪ -Tattooing back then was still very, very toxic and very, very closed-door… [ Needle buzzing ] …objectifying our women. Unfortunately, with, like, Chicano tattoos and prison art, it has gone that route. Like, I know how I want to do it from my heart, and that’s not part of it. ♪♪ Somebody gets a

Two Generations of Tattoo Artists on the Evolution of Tattooing | Back in My Day

Two Generations of Tattoo Artists on the Evolution of Tattooing | Back in My Day

How Tattoos Help These Women Ink Their Own Stories

How Tattoos Help These Women Ink Their Own Stories

(gentle piano music) – Some people view tattoos as destroying yourself, as a way of crying out for help rather than a way of strengthening yourself. I found myself through tattoos. I want to give women that expression and ability to find out who they are. (hopeful music) (soft music) My mom has said tattoos

How the Secret Service Uses Ink to Solve Crimes

How the Secret Service Uses Ink to Solve Crimes

(camera clicking) – [Female Narrator] The Secret Service is more than black sunglasses, ear pieces, and two-piece suits. – [Male Narrator] They’re also an elite team of investigators solving some of the nation’s biggest crimes. – [Female Narrator] Sometimes, using nothing more than a blot of ink. Here we are: the lobby of the Secret

Straight Pride Parade: Marching for the “Oppressed Majority”

Straight Pride Parade: Marching for the “Oppressed Majority”

-The Straight Pride parade has officially started. -[ Chanting ] -Straight Pride parade — A celebration of our sexual orientation just like other people celebrate theirs. We just think it’s great to be straight. -They even have a grand marshal, Milo Yiannopoulos, a very controversial gay man. -Hi! -Was this a true expression of an

Kamala Harris’ Prosecutors Sent This Innocent Man to Prison

Kamala Harris’ Prosecutors Sent This Innocent Man to Prison

-Never in a million years I would have thought that they were gonna charge me for Seu’s murder. I never talked to no detective, no police officer, no D.A., nobody. -Just arrested and then charged. -Arrested and charged — that’s it. -Was the first time you saw Kamala Harris in person the day that the

Luo Jian Shen Is a Small Skater Known for Big Tricks

Luo Jian Shen Is a Small Skater Known for Big Tricks

Hi, I’m Maggie from the VICE office in Brooklyn. Our friends in China hung out with pro skater, Luo Jianshen as he shreds through the city of Guangzhou. Stay tuned. I’ve never been to the Canton Tower before. It’s my first time here, the highest spot in Guangzhou. I’m very excited. Wow. They even have

How This Tattoo Artist Is Helping Others Heal From Trauma

How This Tattoo Artist Is Helping Others Heal From Trauma

– People have been getting tattoos since day one for a reason. Some do it for expression and identity. Some do it just because it’s cool which in my mind is just as valid. Some people use them as mementos and others get tattoos to heal painful memories. Come here, come on. My name is

South Korean Woman Reveals Illegal Tattoos to Parents

I am Grace Neutral, a tattoo artist and activist. I don’t know if they’re more freaked out by my tattoos or the fact that I’m wearing a Burberry coat in a spa. I’m interested in ideas of alternative beauty and pushing out boundaries of positive body image. If you can never wear makeup again, How

The Henna Artist Tattooing the Heads of Cancer Patients

The Henna Artist Tattooing the Heads of Cancer Patients

(gentle piano music) – When I have the Henna crown on, it’s as if people don’t see the sickness as much as they do when your head is just bald. They just look and they see this beautiful artwork, and it’s empowering. It’s nice to feel almost normal again. – My name is Sarah Walters,