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Heart of Dorkness: Two White Boys in the Congo

In this video ("An Innocent Abroad"), the New York Times' Nicholas ("the great White Savior") Kristof continues his "Win A Trip" series, in which he brings an American student to Africa to see what the world out there is "really like." The lessons learned on this trip? Africa's roads are bad! Very bad!


Interesting how throughout these 7+ minutes we don't get to hear from any actual Africans. Even when Mitch talks with a group of young men who speak English, we never hear their voices - they don't make the cut. Yet the random German (read: white) tourists do.

And hey Mitch - when you visit a country (and go on video to talk about it), you should probably be able pronounce its name correctly. Just sayin'.

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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