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Loving Day

Loving Day is the biggest multiracial celebration in the United States. It’s an annual celebration held on June 12th, honoring the anniversary of the 1967 United States Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia which ended all anti-miscegenation laws (these were old laws banning interracial marriage). Loving Day is not an officially recognized U.S. holiday, but it definitely should be! Loving v. Virginia was an extremely important […]

Award Winning Author, Poet and Civil Rights Activist Maya Angelou Dies At Age 86

One of the most inspirational voices of our time has passed away! Award winning author, poet and civil rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou died today at the age of 86. Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines told WFMY News 2 that Angelou’s caregiver found her dead in her home Wednesday morning. The cause of death is still unknown, but her […]

Book Review: My Mom is a Foreigner but Not to Me by Julianne Moore

I love this book so very much… I can read it ten good times. She represents a child’s experience… With such cool, catchy rhymes. Most of the mother-child relationships in the book are clearly representative of an interracial family (even though we don’t see fathers) with children who look racially different from their mothers. Julianne Moore […]

Sochi 2014: A Changing Landscape

With almost every nation represented and nearly 400 events, the Olympic Games is the centre stage for the world’s athletic competition. The logo alone (the 5 Olympic rings) represent the unity of the five continents (Africa, America, Asia, Oceania, and Europe). Occurring every 2 years (rotating between the Winter and Summer Olympics), thousands of people […]

Reflections on Healthy Food vs. Junk Food

Excerpt from my Food journal #4: 12/23/13- 4:23pm- The Greek God yogurt (honey flavored) with organic granola mix on top. I love yogurt, especially this kind. It tastes good. It feels good in my stomach. And the granola crunchiness gives it the perfect kick. It’s kinda funny to be paying this much attention to the […]

Justin Bieber Apologizes For Racist Joke

A video has surfaced of (a 15-year-old) Justin Bieber telling a racist joke with his friends, and he uses the N-word in the clip! This is obviously a PR nightmare for the 20 year old pop star and it adds to a growing list of trouble that he’s found himself in lately. In the video, posted to TMZ.com, the pop […]

Kim Kardashian Takes A Stand Against Racism For Her Mixed Race Daughter

Reality superstar Kim Kardashian, shared an extremely personal post on her website explaining how having her beautiful baby girl  North West (with hip hop superstar Kanye West) has opened her eyes to the reality of racism and discrimination in the world. She expressed her fears and concerns on raising a mixed race child in a world where racism is […]

Michael Sam Breaking Barriers

 In keeping with our motto of “Empower-Inspire-Embrace” Mixed Nation recognizes the accomplishment of Michael Sam becoming the first openly gay National Football League player! In doing so, Michael also revealed the mixture of his relationship. Mixed Nation appreciates and respects the point of views of its supporters. We ask that your comments continue to be […]

Why Do I Have To Pick One Race?

I was filling out a questionnaire today and ran into every mixed person’s worst fear…the dreaded pick your race box! Ok maybe I’m being a little dramatic, but I must say that this truly sucks! You’re filling in all kinds of detailed and specific personal information and when it comes to the select your race […]

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