BELatina’s Recap of the Week: Latinx Art, Climate Change, And More

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

 

Friday is here and, with it, our recap of the week.

At BELatina, we know how important it is to keep up with the news that we often overlook in the daily grind.

Here’s the news you might have missed this week.

Facebook Groups that help Latinas BELatina Latinx
Photo courtesy of Hispanic Heritage Foundation.

Seven Facebook Groups That Really Help Latinas

Our super writer Erica Nahmad makes the ultimate list of Facebook groups that, despite the misinformation and network toxicity, have one valuable goal: to help Latinas.

Check it out here.

Climate Change Mental Health BELatina Latinx
Photo courtesy of Newswire.

The Link Between Climate Change and Mental Health Is Real

Some call it “eco-anxiety,” others consider it an obsession of the new generations, but the truth is that the climate crisis is taking a toll on our mental health.

What can you do about it? Read about it here.

To Be Born, 2021 (Eilen Itzel Mena) BELatina Latinx
Photo courtesy of Eilen Itzel Mena/ To Be Born, 2021 – Acrylic & Oil on Canvas – 40in x 30in

Art and Afro-Spirituality, the Work of Eilen Itzel Mena

Our contributor Jeanette Hernández spoke with Afro-Dominican-American artist Eilen Itzel Mena about her creative trajectory, Afro-spirituality, and the connection between the two to heal the past and face the present.

Learn more about this fantastic artist here.

Bachata Duo, JFab & Paola Fabre BELatina Latinx
Photo courtesy of JFab and Paola Fabre.

JFab & Paola Fabre, A Powerful Bachata Duo

Our dear editor Guisell Gomez had the pleasure of speaking with Paola Fabre, one half of the breakout bachata duo JFab & Paola Fabre, who are not afraid to do whatever it takes to make their music heard.

Learn more about the duo and their new single here.

Joey Terrill, Black Jack 8. El Museo del Barrio Trienal BELatina Latinx
Joey Terrill, Black Jack 8, 2008. Courtesy of Artsy.com

El Museo del Barrio Recontextualizes the Term ‘Latinx’ With Its Triennial

El Museo del Barrio’s new Latinx contemporary art exhibition has opened its doors, and it did not disappoint.

Featuring more than 40 artists from across the United States and Puerto Rico, ESTAMOS BIEN – LA TRIENAL runs through September 26.

Learn more about the curatorship and featured artists here.