Mixed Chicks History Month – Frida Kahlo

by Linda Ripoll in News on 7th May 2013

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We want to know the Mixed Chick that inspired you!!!! In support of “MIXED CHICKS HISTORY MONTH”, a Mixed Chicks Sweepstakes has been created. Post your own inspirational stories and pictures of people who are iconic in your life. You can post your pics and stories on Facebook, and via social media outlets including Twitter and Instagram. One winner will be chosen weekly and will receive a gift sent personally from the creators of Mixed Chicks, Wendi and Kim.

Whether it’d be a family member, teacher, TV personality, or a celebrity, post your story and/or picture of your favorite mixed race person you admire. BE SURE TO INCLUDE YOUR TWITTER AND/OR INSTAGRAM HANDLE TO BE ELIGIBLE TO WIN. 

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Today’s mixed chick is the critically acclaimed, internationally celebrated political activist and artist Frida Kahlo. Born and raised in a small town outside of Mexico City, Frida’s father was of German and Jewish ancestry while her mother was Native American and Spanish. At the age of 18, she suffered a tragic accident that altered her life forever. During her recovery from this life-changing accident she began to express herself via art and painting. Known for her self-portraits and surrealist take on the politically charged world around her, Frida never played it safe. She married equally celebrated artist Diego Rivera and the two created hundreds of unique works over the years together. She passed away in 1954 and left the legacy of her incredibly expressive artwork behind for the world to enjoy and ponder.

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