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.
In our premiere episode of “An American Dream,” an undocumented woman from Guatemala recalls a dream that she feels foreshadowed her life in the U.S.
Our new series, “An American Dream,” dives into the dreams of immigrants and how the experiences of their waking lives affect their sleeping ones. Through the shared human experience of dreaming, we break down immigrant stereotypes—proving we are all dreamers.Read More
Meet Carlos, a determined young man who juggles school and two jobs to provide for his family in the U.S. and in El Salvador.
In our new series, “Relentless,” we capture the daily lives of some of the country’s hardest-working individuals—people who are vital to society’s daily functions but are often times taken for granted. They work behind-the-scenes everywhere we go—at our jobs, in our schools, and at our favorite local businesses. So who are they and what can we learn from them? Watch “Relentless” to find out that and more.