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Our Favorite Fitness Experts Show Us A Great 1 Minute Dance Workout in This Edition of 'OKAYFIT!'

You need to join our friends, Cass and Scott, for a great 1 minute work out full of your favorite African dance moves in OkayAfrica's OKAYFIT!

DIASPORA—We like to move and shake it here at OkayAfrica, so we asked our fitness experts, Cass and Scott, to show us a great 1 minute work out full of your favorite dance moves.

Get your heartbeat racing, move that body, with OKAYFIT! Join in below.


Editor: Elliott Ashby

Editor: Kanil Ward

Videographer: Elliott Ashby

Producer: Ginny Suss

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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