Audio: Synik 'Marching as One'

Zimbabwean emcee Synik Marching As One, a pro-freedom anthem featuring Outspoken.

“Criminal syndicates killing civilians, millions perishing, billions in minerals for a few people to benefit/Ending terror is cool but first end the hypocrisy/justifying wars saying you promote democracy/my people’s poverty is a man-made condition” Zimbabwean emcee Synik echoes the disillisionment of the times on "Marching as One," a pro-freedom anthem featuring Outspoken. Find the single on his debut full-length Syn City, which you can grab for free.

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.

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