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 […]
We recently reached out to our following in search of multicultural models to help us represent our brand. Our goal was to find a diverse, beautifully blended, group of “real” Mixed Nation supporters (in the Los Angeles area) to model our gear for us. We are extremely grateful for each and every one of the […]
“Inspired by true events.” That’s key to an appreciation of the recently released movie “Black or White” starring Kevin Costner, Octavia Butler and Jillian Estell (as their biracial granddaughter, Eloise). Yes, the movie was loaded with stereotypes of black families spilling out of houses in the hood, led by a fearless black matriarch ready to […]
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!
Mixed Nation founder and former basketball star Luke Whitehead talks about his inspiration for creating a multicultural movement and how it recently reached 20 million people on Facebook. He was one of the best high school basketball players in the country and after a successful college career at the University of Louisville he went on […]
Who did my 10-year-old see when Zendaya walked the red carpet at the Oscars? A modern day Disney “princess” from one of his favorite shows. I could tell from his crooked little smile, he thought she was pretty…in the way 10-year-old boys try not to acknowledge. Who did I see poised for the paparazzi? An […]