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VIDEO: The Prince of Wales v. The King of Afrobeat

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FELA! opened at Sadler's Wells in London today - but who held a private reception for them? The Prince of Wales, of course. In this video you can see His Royal Highness can really shake it shake it with those FELA! Queens! The Tony Award-winning show is touring the world these days - lookout DC, Atlanta, New Haven, Detroit, Philly, and LA - tickets are selling fast.

Below, another awesomely awkward white-man-dances-with-Africans classic:

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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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