Human beings have been using cannabis for thousands of years. Yet it’s illegal in most of the world, including right here in the U.S. So how did we get here? Abdullah Saeed @imyourkid breaks it all down in this episode of BESE Explains.
“We’re really at a crossroads right now where people are seeing plant-based food as a possible solution to some of the issues we’re seeing both in our health and the health of our planet. ”
Jocelyn Ramirez created Todo Verde to provide the Latinx community with healthy and savory plant-based dishes that they could connect with. Today, the catering company aims to create lifestyle shifts in healthy eating through a variety of affordable plant-based options in neighborhoods all over Los Angeles and beyond.
Mass shootings are a trend in America—a destructive pattern that goes beyond racial or class divides. You are a target if you are white, Black, Brown, in elementary school, watching a movie, visiting your place of worship, running a quick errand at Walmart, the list goes on and on. While shootings and gun violence have […]Read More
Haitian electronic music composer Val Jeanty grew up as a Vodou child—never questioning it. But after coming to the U.S., Val learned of the many misconceptions Americans have about Vodou. Watch this episode of BESE Meets with the link in our bio to learn more about Haitian culture, and how it’s influenced Val’s music.Read More
Mae Jemison, the first woman of color in space, is one of the most accomplished women of her time —a doctor, engineer, philanthropist, and astronaut. Learn how she paved the way for others like her, in this episode of Hidden Figuras.
Fencing has been a historically exclusive sport where women and Latinxs weren’t always allowed to train at the same facilities as everybody else. Natalie Vie is part of a new generation who are changing that narrative and proving that women can fight. She is ranked in the top 100 in the world, and fences on the FIE Women’s Epee World Circuit for Team USA.