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Streetwear Prints With Shades Of Grey By Micah Cohen

Label Shades of Grey by Micah Cohen's Spring/Summer 14 Capsule Collection features stunning prints with a streetwear feel.

We recently came across this new capsule collection from label Shades of Grey by Micah Cohen and its stunning print work. Founded in 2009, Cohen's line approaches wearable and accessible clothing from a fashion forward perspective. The off-the-peg brand always carries a streetwear feel and would definitely appeal to young urban fashion lovers. These are pieces that you don't have to work for: they work for you. You'll be edgy with no effort. Scroll through our gallery and if you want to talk about it, tweet @okayafrica with #shadesofgrey.

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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