Legendary rapper and beatboxer Doug E. Fresh once said, “Hip-hop is supposed to uplift and create, to educate people on a larger level and to make a change.” I couldn’t agree more. I’ve listened to hip hop music since I was a kid in the ‘80s. It has been a positive force in my life […]
When I was younger, my brother and I would fly from Virginia to Oklahoma to visit my grandparents for summer vacation. They lived in a small town that had one stoplight, one grocery store and a single Wal-Mart that was over three miles away. We would pass our time fishing, camping and going to church, […]
Can we help answer Judy’s question in the comment section? How would you handle this situation as a parent?
A Black Belt in both Karate and Taekwondo, Ed began MMA fighting in 2005 out of San Diego, California. Achieving a 8-3 record, with six out of his eight wins by knockout, Ed is obviously a skilled fighter. He was a title contender in the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) and currently trains fighters at the […]
Swirl Girl Army has hooked up some Swirl-spiration tips on why being yourself is so important! Read on to see how you can be true to your bea-U-tiful self! 1. Define You. If you catch yourself wondering “Does he/she like me?” or worried about what others might think, you risk losing a piece of yourself. […]
Congratulations to New York City’s new mayor Bill de Blasio. His beautifully blended family is a great representation of our Mixed Nation! You can read more about the story here! photo credit: James Keivom/New York Daily News
Mixed Nation’s Community Question is from Marcus who asks, “I feel like I have trouble fitting in at school. I’m half white and half black and sometimes I feel like I have to choose one or the other to associate with. Have any of you ever felt this way? What did you do?” Please feel […]
Can we help answer Cara’s Community Question today? How would you handle this situation? Please feel free to leave your thoughts in the comment section!