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Beyoncé Announces Pregnancy, We All Lose Our Minds

Beyoncé announces pregnancy. The Internet reacts accordingly.

It started out like any other day. We were out and about, chilling, minding our own business.


And then, the Queen Mother, Beyoncé, came out of nowhere and decided that she wanted more for this day.

In quintessential Beyoncé fashion, she took the world by storm by announcing that she's pregnant with not one, but TWO royal seedlings.

WHAT IS LIFE EXACTLY?

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Of course, news of this sovereign occasion has people catching the Holy Spirit all up and down Twitter.

It's being reported that her post is the fastest pic to reach a million likes on Instagram.

AND IT'S BLACK HISTORY MONTH!

Iconic.

We can't wait to meet Yellow Moss and Purple Fern!

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

Dying Lagoons Reveal Mexico’s Environmental Racism

In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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