/Now in Racial Justice

A solar generating station at the Nellis Air Force Base on February 16, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

South Miami is Latest U.S. City to Require Solar Panels on New Homes

It joins four California cities that previously passed similar laws.

Brown men, women and children in multicolored clothing dancing on dark grey pavement in front of brown house with green lawn and light gray driveway

#TBT to When Mexican- and Punjabi-American Neighbors United to Celebrate Independence Day

The viral video of the two groups joyfully dancing in the middle of a Stockton, California, street points to a long-standing connection between Punjabi and Mexican communities in Northern California.

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These 7 Tweets Sum Up Why HBO's 'Confederate' Announcement Pissed Off the Internet

The show, headlined by two White male "Game of Thrones" showrunners, has prompted criticism for its focus on an alternate U.S. where the South won the Civil War and kept slavery intact.

A view of the Pacific Ocean near Refugio State Beach on May 22, 2015, in Goleta, California.

California Communities Sue 37 Energy Companies for Negligence

The suits accuse Exxon, Shell and others of contributing to sea level rise in the coastal municipalities.


Arts & Culture

Taraji P. Henson Slays, Shoots and Saves in Explosive 'Proud Mary' Trailer

Trump Presidency

Climate Scientist Blows Whistle on Trump Administration's Department of the Interior


U.S. Lifts Electronics Ban on Flights From Middle East


[VIDEO] Immigration Organizer Abril Gallardo Talks Growing Up Undocumented, Racist Policing and the Confederate Flag

Gender & Sexuality

Seriously, Why Are Some of Us Still Defending R. Kelly?