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Ethiopia Skate Campaign

View a gallery of Ethiopia Skate campaign pictures from Addis Ababa.

Ethiopia Skate is an organization that aims to promote skateboarding across the nation by building Addis Ababa's first skatepark and constructing a mobile mini half-pipe that can be set up at different locations around the city. Founders Abenezer Temesgen and Sean Stromsoe's  'National Skateboard Campaign' looks to give out 100 free skateboards to youth organizations and children, as well as bring in a team of international pro skaters to hold demos in Addis Ababa. View a gallery of photographer Ryan Eccleston's snaps of skateboarding in Addis Ababa (above) and contribute to Ethiopia Skate Campaign.


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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