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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Walker's Legacy Presents Women's History Month Mentor Matchmaking Event
Mar
29
6:00 PM18:00

Walker's Legacy Presents Women's History Month Mentor Matchmaking Event

Celebrate Women's History Month with our Founder Amina Cush and Walker's Legacy! Walker’s Legacy is a digital platform and series of national events for professional and entrepreneurial women of color. Named in honor of Madam C.J. Walker and founded in 2009, the organization now represents a network of more than 50,000 multicultural women in business across the nation.

During this matchmaking event, you will connect with an accessible mentor with a proven track record of success and influence in business and entrepreneurship. The event will feature a "speed-dating" round to connect you with potential mentors in entrepreneurship and business.

Enjoy complimentary gift bags, refreshments and more!

Tickets: $50

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The Black Legacy Dinner
Feb
28
to Mar 1

The Black Legacy Dinner

Join our sisters at Black Girl Magic and By Us For Us this Wednesday from 9:30pm - 12am at Eyebeam for The Black Legacy Dinner. You're invited to experience an elevating and ennobling potluck dinner in celebration of Black History Month.

We ask that you bring a dish, a loved one and a Black ancestor to honor. There are two forms of entry for the dinner.

We look forward to seeing you there. Happy Black History Year from The Melanin Mixer & Black Girl Magik.

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House Party Entertainment Presents: You Don't Know Black
Feb
15
7:00 PM19:00

House Party Entertainment Presents: You Don't Know Black

Join the creators of House Party The Game for You Don't Know Black. You Don't Know Black is a first-of-its-kind game show that celebrates and educates on our rich history and culture in a fun and interactive format. This 21+ event includes seating for two live tapings, adult beverages and light bites, and live entertainment.

Join the movement on February 15th!

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WeWork Creator Awards
Nov
16
5:00 PM17:00

WeWork Creator Awards

Join WeWork for The Creator Awards, as they celebrate creators, entrepreneurs and innovators. The event will feature a job fair, live music, free food, and an open bar for toasting the winners. Because big ideas deserve big celebrations.


What are the Creator Awards?

WeWork is committing more than $20 million to innovative projects and the people behind them. This global competition is open to entrepreneurs, artists, startups, and nonprofits—anyone who embodies our mantra, “Create Your Life’s Work.”
Learn more at creatorawards.wework.com.

Entry to this event is free with your RSVP.

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Mozilla Firefox Presents: ROCK THE BOAT: WOMEN TALK THE RISING TIDES OF INTERNET ACTIVISM
Nov
15
6:00 PM18:00

Mozilla Firefox Presents: ROCK THE BOAT: WOMEN TALK THE RISING TIDES OF INTERNET ACTIVISM

Mozilla Firefox is now twice as fast, so what better way to celebrate than to talk about the power of internet activism with a bunch of change-making women on the Firefox Fast Ferry between Manhattan and Brooklyn? Hosted by writer and editor Lily Herman, this event will feature a panel of five women giving the deets on how they organize, inspire, and empower people using the World Wide Web.

 Event speakers include lawyer and Resistance Manual co-founder Aditi Juneja, filmmaker and Light Leaks founder Kim Hoyos, author Maureen Johnson, Run For Something co-founder Amanda Litman, and Her Agenda digital director Chasity Cooper.

Please arrive a few minutes early to ensure an on-time departure.

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The Culture LP Presents: Still Dreaming
Oct
27
to Oct 28

The Culture LP Presents: Still Dreaming

Join our fam at The Culture LP for the 5th Installment of their musical showcase Still Dreaming. Featuring live performances by Halley Hiatt and Skye's World.

If you're available please pull up, if not - share the code with a friend and tell them to rsvp at StillDRMN.co using the promo code "FreeDRMN" for 100% discount. 

Enjoy complimentary grub from Williamsburg Pizza and beer/shot specials by Old Blue Last. Live DJ sets by Rodney Hazard and Silky Black.  

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We The Media
Oct
25
6:30 PM18:30

We The Media

A conversation between prominent independent media founders and influencers discussing the current and future trends in this new media landscape ranging from social media to traditional media.

Panelists

Lindsey Day - Co Founder of CRWN Magazine

Rhonesha Byng - Founder of Her Agenda

Devon Johnson - Founder of Bleu Life Media

Jon Jackson - Co Founder of Blavity

Moderator

Gia Peppers - On Air Talent & Entertainment Journalist

Ticket Price: $7

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NAMIC NY Professional Development Workshop
Oct
24
6:00 PM18:00

NAMIC NY Professional Development Workshop

Step your LinkedIn game up and land you next gig with The National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications's professional development workshop. Learn 3 ways to build your personal brand, tactics to revamp your resume, and hear from executives from BET, Interactive One, iHeart Media and more on their ascension through the industry. 

Use code "MIM" for a discount. 

Ticket Price: $25

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C Suite Coach & Google Presents: Digital Strategies for Small Businesses
Oct
5
to Oct 26

C Suite Coach & Google Presents: Digital Strategies for Small Businesses

Join Google Digital Coach and CEO of C-Suite Coach Angelina Darrisaw this October, as she shares how to leverage the digital ecosystem to scale and grow your small business.

Hear from other industry leaders, and creators and entrepreneurs of color including Angela Yee and Lisa Price on how they navigated challenges and achieved success in their respective industries. We look forward to seeing you there!

Each event is free with RSVP.

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Melanin at Oscar Presents: Black Trivia
Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

Melanin at Oscar Presents: Black Trivia

Issa Trivia Night for the Culture! Join our friends at House Party Games for Black Trivia Night, Presented by Oscar Insurance's Black Employee Resource Group - Melanin.

Enjoy complimentary food, libations, music by Spotify and prizes courtesy of the NY Knicks and House Party Games.

Space is limited, hit the link below to RSVP to this exclusive event!

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