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Video: Africa Hitech "Out In The Streets"

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Who doesn't love robots?  In the latest video from Africa Hitech (renowned producers Mark Pritchard and Steve Spacek) for "Out In The Streets," director Mark Simpson (Sixty40) reveals a futuristic landscape viewed from the perspective of one funky robot.  Check out the club banger which samples the classic 1984 reggae hit "World-A-Music" by Ini Kamoze.  You can find this track on their new full length debut, 93 Million Miles, available now 3xLP, CD and digital.  A limited edition 12-inch single for "Out In The Streets" was released 6/21 and features two non-album bonus tracks.

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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