Have you ever heard the term “hapa” before? I encountered the term firsthand in Hawaii two years ago as I was paying at a register. The native Hawaiian cashier said, “Are you hapa? You look mixed.” I was intrigued to learn more about the origin and use of the term, so I looked it up […]
“Hey Mixed Nation, I’m a local singer, rapper, and DJ…I am half white, half black and I love being mixed (I think it shows in my music). I was the first mixed child in my family, this is a pic of me and my grams. She was very upset with my mother for marrying a […]
Join the Mixed Nation team Saturday, February 27, 2016 as we open our new store front in Louisville, KY! Stop by and show some love to our positive, multicultural movement…we will definitely have a great time! Let us know you’ll be there by RSVPing our our Facebook page
Mixed Nation is a Proud Supporter of Breast Cancer Awareness Month! One in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Early detection saves lives. Check often and encourage those you love to do the same! Please share your stories and inspiration with us for your chance to win a “Beautifully Blended” t-shirt!
A special thank you to each and everyone of these adorable little superstars! They did a great job at the audition in Louisville, Kentucky for our upcoming photo shoot. Our goal is to inspire children to be proud of who they are and encourage them to celebrate their beautiful diversity. We are Mixed Nation! […]
Our diverse communities have come far in the struggle for equality and justice, but unfortunately many of the destructive concepts implemented during slavery have not disappeared but rather have changed faces, evolving into more subtle and complex levels of oppression. This oppression is not just about our skin color, but it also affects how people […]
A Few days ago I attended an event for the Black Community at my school. I took a photo with some black friends along with another multiracial women. The women insisted that the photographer do his best not to make her look “too light”. After taking the photo it was pointed out that she wasn’t […]
I am blessed. I spend time with the wonderful staff of Mixed Nation every week. Luke, Michelle, Antecia, and Lai-Ling are dedicated, smart, thoughtful and hilarious colleagues and to spend time with them traveling the country to meet the Mixed Nation family would be a dream come true. But this tour isn’t about me or […]