Articles Posted by BESE Staff

Folkslore: Bad Apples

by on October 9, 2019 0

In this episode of Folkslore, one woman tells us about the time she used a batch of apples to reveal that her brother’s girlfriend was up to no good.

 

 

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BESE Explains | Why Is Cannabis Illegal?

by on September 23, 2019 0

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.

 

 

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Sea of Change: Todo Verde

by on September 11, 2019 0

“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.

 

 

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An American Dream: Las Culebras

by on July 16, 2019 0


One young immigrant’s dream about his grandfather, an untouchable fruit, and a familiar mountain in El Salvador, turns out to be a lesson about being careful with the decisions you make. Watch An American Dream: Las Culebras.

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Fencing To The Top with Natalie Vie | Breaking Glass

by on July 12, 2019 0

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. 

 

 

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