Sebastien de la Cruz is a proud Mexican-American (11 year old boy) with an amazing voice and a great attitude. He did an amazing job representing all of his culture while singing the National Anthem before game 3 of the NBA Finals. Unfortunately some racist bigots decided to spew their venom behind the shield of their computers.

Here’s two of the hateful tweets:



The “haters” must really be mad now because their hateful words backfired on them, Sebastien was invited to sing an encore of the National Anthem before game 4! He has also received an outpouring of support from people all over the world. Here’s the President promoting for┬áSebastien’s encore yesterday:



Sebastien has decided to ignore the “haters” and focus on the positive, displaying his multicultural pride and class to the world!

Sebastien De la CruzPhoto Source: NBC

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Luke Whitehead

Luke Whitehead

Luke is the founder of Mixed Nation. His dream is to empower, inspire, and embrace Mixed Nation's global community. He's proud of his black & white mix, and strongly believes that people should be able to represent all of who they are. He's a former University of Louisville Cardinal & International professional basketball star. He graduated from U of L with a degree in communications. See more articles by this author >