BELatina’s Recap of the Week: Two Latino Urban Artists, Gaby Natale’s Ted Talk, and More

BELatina's Week Recap Latinx
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Here’s a recap of the news you may have missed this week in BELatina’s daily content.

I’m honestly running out of ideas for expressing how much I love Fridays — but I guess you can understand the feeling.

The sun is out, no more sweaters, and I can almost taste the cold Cuba Libre in front of the sea.

However, while we wait for Paradise, these are the best stories we shared during the week.

Ms. Yellow Nuria Ortiz BELatina Latinx
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Nuria Ortiz’s Powerful Art

Nuria Ortiz can’t remember a time in her life without art. Like so many other professionals who have made their passion a job, Ortiz, a.k.a. Ms. Yellow, has achieved success as a muralist through the conviction of her art’s impact.

Read more about her story here.

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A Reflection On The Capitalist Celebration of Pride Month

Our editor Guisell Gómez argues the pros and cons of the media transformation of Pride Month. Personally, I couldn’t agree more. What do you think? Check it out here.

Joshua Vides BELatina Latinx
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Meet Joshua Vides, Renowned Monochromatic Latino Artist

Joshua Vides carries a white notebook wherever he goes and draws every day of his life. The Guatemalan-American artist believes it’s good to draw every day because every day is different. Once a natural expression of his mood, his black and white strokes are now recognizable in campaigns worldwide.

Read more about this amazing artist here.

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Photo courtesy of Pay Simple, Thrive Global

Why Every Woman Must Watch Gaby Natale’s Ted Talk

Without role models who look like you or leaders who represent where you come from and who you are, it’s hard to carve a path for yourself, especially as a Latina. This is a life lesson award-winning TV personality Gaby Natale knows firsthand, and she has made it her mission to address.

Read her conversation with our writer Erica Nahmad here.