What Comes After Loving Yourself? Advice from a Fat Fly Brown Girl | Yesika Salgado | TEDxCalStateLA

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Living as a plus size woman of color in this world is not only difficult, but exhausting. Yesika, a fat fly brown girl, shares how larger women of color thrive just like everyone and how self love is something we all deserve.

Yesika Salgado is a Los Angeles based Salvadoran poet who has shared her work in venues and campuses throughout the country. Her work has been featured in Latina Magazine, Univision, Vibe Magazine, Neon Magazine, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed and many other digital platforms. She is the Co-founder of the Latina feminist collective Chingona Fire, a Huffington Post contributor and renowned body positive activist.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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