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This Video of ‘Dear White People’ Cast Trying South African Languages is Hilarious

Watch Logan Browning, Marque Richardson and Antoinette Robertson try some IsiZulu phrases.

Season 2 of the Netflix series Dear White People is upon us. To celebrate the start of the new season, which went live on the 4th of May, a few members of the series appear on a video trying out some popular South African phrases, most of them in IsiZulu.


Logan Browning, Marque Richardson and Antoinette Robertson try to pronounce and guess the meanings of words and phrases such as "haibo!," "bhek' indaba zakho," "umlungu," "gatvol," among others.

They even try to use the words in sentences reacting to everyday scenarios.

Watch the full video below.

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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