The Melanin Mixer

connect. create. curate.

The Melanin Mixer is a global collective of immersive, art, music, tech and cultural events - connecting melaninated millennial communities across the African diaspora. 

Each event is specially curated to celebrate and uplift people of African descent through movement, sound and words that connect our past, present and future.

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Encounter Mountain Retreat for Black Creatives: Presented by Kareem Taylor Communications, Inc

  • Pali Retreat 30778 California 18 Running Springs, CA 92382 (map)

Self-care for the creative soul. Enjoy yoga, inspiring keynote speakers, dancing, honesty hour, s’mores night by the campfire, mastermind sessions, set against a picturesque mountain backdrop. See all details at

Don't miss this one-of-a-kind weekend full of connection with fellow black geniuses.

We’re taking creative entrepreneurs, ruckus-makers and professionals ninety minutes away from LA for one weekend to soak in creative inspiration and, at the same time, unplug.

Whether you work for a big corporate giant, run your own small business or freelance, you'll find that Encounter is the right mix of fun and growth-minded activities.

Official sponsors include KIND, 1987 Juices, Rise Brewing Co., SCOUT BOOKS, The Tea Spot, Health-Ade Kombucha, General Assembly and Skillshare.

Ticket Prices: $349 – $1,495

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