Photos: Faith 47's 'The Long Wait'

Recently featured on African Digital Art, South African street artist Faith47 The Long Wait new series.

Recently featured on African Digital Art, Faith47, a known street artist, depicts what she describes as a period of waiting in South Africa in her new series "The Long Wait." Based on Alexia Webster's photographs, Faith47 notes:

Read the full story here, and check out her website here.

The official exhibition of "The Long Wait" series will take place in Johannesburg later this month.

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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