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Video: Afrikan Boy - 'Lagos Town'

Watch Afrikan Boy's debut music video for "Lagos Town"

We get a late pass for "Lagos Town" from Afrikan Boy. With its upbeat tempo and feel good sound, people might just be making their next destination Lagos. The video marks a debut for the UK-based rapper. It's directed by Lilly Smith. Watch above.

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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