FIRST BLACK BRITISH GAY DRAMA: IN THE DEEP (EPISODES 1 AND 2)

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In The Deep is about four fun-loving best friends who live in the heart of East London, each harbouring secrets of their own. It’s a story about people, their loves, lives and lies as they go about their daily routine telling stories that we can all relate to.

Ade, stuck between two worlds, Nigerian and gay. He lives a double life, hiding his relationships on both ends; Emilia has the confusing ‘thing’ with Riley her straight best friend; Wesley looking for that love thing and two come at once; Rene happy go carefree whose life is about to hit a brick wall. 

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WARNING: SOME PROFANITY AND TOUCHES ON VERY ADULT THEMES.

Watch a video message from the director and the producer of In The Deep.

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How To… Stop Violence

TED Blog

Rodrigo Canales begins today’s talk by bringing us to a very confusing peace march. After a battle between Mexican law enforcement and the drug cartel La Familia Michoacana turned the city of Apatzingán into a battlefield for two days in 2010, the mayor of the town decided to hold a march for peace.[ted_talkteaser id=1859] Thousands of citizens showed up. And while half of those at the march wore white and held signs calling for peace, the other half proudly displayed signs and t-shirts supporting La Familia.

Canales shares this story to illustrate a point: “Our current understanding of drug violence and what leads to it is, at the very least, incomplete,” he says, speaking in the TED office.

Over the past six years, 60,000 to 100,000 Mexicans have lost their lives to drug violence. It’s a staggering number, and one that tends to get tuned out by those reading…

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