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Have you seen the social media tags & accounts dedicated to "pretty mixed kids" & "beautiful mixed-race babies"? Where is the boundary between being proud to share your child with the world and exposing, objectifying & capitalizing on their beauty?  
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The Mixed Space is Proud to Present 

Sonia Smith-Kang

Sonia Smith-Kang

SONIA SMITH-KANG is a multicultural advocate who draws from her diverse cultural heritage as an Afro-Latina. A proud military brat born on Puerto Rico, then stationed on the Hawaiian island of O’ahu, Sonia has dedicated her life to amplifying the voices of the BIPOC community.

She is founder and designer of Mixed Up Clothing, a children’s lifestyle and apparel brand that showcases cultures of the world. Her and her designs have been featured on the Today show, The Real, NPR, Medium, and Latina Magazine. 

Topics of

Unpack the trend of fetishizing certain mixed babies and inherent anti-blackness
How to identify & express how the layer of this trend make us feel
How will the next generation of mixed children evolve

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