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Video: Zaki Ibrahim 'The Do'


Zaki Ibrahim drops a Black Swan-esque video for her new electro-ballad single "The Do." The song and clip tell the "story of a woman who has her idyllic existence shattered to pieces when one day her deferred ambition returns to haunt her." The track can be found on Zaki's upcoming concept album Every Opposite, in which every song will convey multifaceted sides of a "whole truth." Watch the Christian Denslow-directed clip 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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