May is Mixed Experience History Month!

May is Mixed Experience History Month!

Hello Meltingpot Readers, Happy Monday! Happy May! Happy Mixed Experience History Month 2015! If you’ve been a regular reader of the Meltingpot, then Mixed Experience History Month is nothing new. But if perhaps this is your first time traveling through our cyber world, then you’re probably wondering what we’re talking about. Well, my cool friend and famous Afro-Viking Heidi Durrow, the author of The Girl Who Fell from the Sky and founder of the Mixed Remixed Festival, is the brains behind the whole Mixed Experience History month idea. She launched…

May Was Mixed Experience History Month: Catch Up!

May Was Mixed Experience History Month: Catch Up!

Hello Meltingpot Readers, I can’t think of a better antidote to the racist nonsense brought forth by the Cheerios commercial, than a look back at 2013’s Mixed Experience History Month, which just ended. Since 2007, author, Afro-Viking and all around awesome person, Heidi Durrow has dedicated the month of May to celebrate the rich and varied Mixed experience throughout American history. In other words, Durrow is trying to educate folks and make them realize that Americans with a mixed heritage did not begin with Tiger Woods. Writes Durrow on her blog,…