Magazine Obsessions & Diversity in Fashion. Representation Matters

As someone with a life-long fashion magazine obsession, I am so happy to see the diversity being displayed on the top magazine covers lately. Especially since this is a relatively new phenomenon. For the September 2018 issues, women of color were cover girls more than ever… Vogue,  Marie Claire, Elle, Glamour and so much more. Hey, there was even a…
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Can Mixed Black Girls Be Accepted As Is?

Photo Credit: Model Dilia Martins by Jessica Mahaffey for Harper’s Bazaar   Two mixed teen girls in my life have been grappling with similar negative circumstances with ‘mean girl’ peers assuming they are not black at all or not black enough. The confusion of other people when they look and then judge light skin mixed black girls really does take…
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This is America. Can One Be Truly Black and Proud, Marry White & …

Can you be proud of your culture and then date outside your race and have mixed kids? I say yes, so many say no. This is America. After Childish Gambino’s video for “This is America” dropped in May, I, like over 287 million others, was blown away. The creative vision, the music, the storytelling, the dancing, the symbolisms…to me, this…
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Artist Ana Leovy Empowers Women with Vibrant Color, Social Consiousness and Style

We love Mexican artist and illustrator Ana Leovy! Her art work evokes beauty, feminine power and diversity with her unique vibrant flair. From fashion to social justice to women’s empowerment, the art send a powerful message of love and inclusion with beauty. So excited to share our conversation with the artist herself here… Radiant Mix: Your work caught my eye…
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Where Are The Teachers of Color in NYC Independent Schools?

Like all mothers, I want the best for my kid. I’m one of those parents that decided to sacrifice a lot to send my kid to private school in NYC. To be honest, it’s a serious struggle to do so. I grew up as a mixed kid in Long Island, as the only mixed family in sight, went to predominantly…
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