Articles Posted by BESE Staff

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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An American Dream: I Know This Mountain

by on June 10, 2019 0


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.

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Relentless | Carlos

by on June 5, 2019 0


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.

 

 

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Folkslore | Cursed Purse

by on May 22, 2019 0

An old Chinese proverb says that a purse on the floor is money out the door! In this episode of Folkslore, we learn about one woman’s determination to do whatever it takes to keep her savings in her pocket and her purse off the floor. If you have a Folkslore story, share it with us! Call 1-833-GOT-LORE or send us a message at stories@bese.com.

 

 

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Folkslore: Amazing Aloe

by on May 6, 2019 0

 

In this episode of Folkslore, we learn about one woman’s obsession with aloe vera plants, and how they helped save her business. If you have a Folkslore story, share it with us! Call 1-833-GOT-LORE or send us a message at stories@bese.com.

 

 

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Real Talk: Sage Adams

by on April 29, 2019 0


Congratulations to the winner of our pilot competition, Ambar Navarro! Watch the first video in her series, “Real Talk.”
Multi-medium artist Sage Adams didn’t see themselves in traditional creative spaces, so they’re taking it upon themselves to change that.

 

 

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