The L Magazine: “’It’s important to celebrate multiethnic heritage globally with shared traditions such as Loving Day,’ Tanabe said of the celebration’s mission. ‘They allow us to connect to each other and build community…to fight racial prejudice through education…’”
I was asked to write an opinion piece about Loving Day for CNN’s “In America” series, which focuses on identity. This piece was published on Valentine’s Day. Read on CNN, or learn more about my work as a community organizer with Loving Day.
CNN: “The June 12th anniversary of the Loving decision is celebrated as “Loving Day” in cities all over the U.S., and internationally in Tokyo and Barcelona.”
BBC Two: “On what its organizers call Loving Day, thousands of people in cities across America celebrate the anniversary of a verdict that legalized mixing.”
Print Magazine: Interview with Steven Heller: “The most gratifying thing about Loving Day has been seeing communities, including the multiethnic community, come together.”
ABC Boston: “Loving Day is so critically important because it gets enough people and enough attention…to explore where we are today…and what we can do in the future.”
The CW Network: Loving Day was featured on the morning news after the Puerto Rican Day Parade, including an interview with Loving Day founder Ken Tanabe.
Loving Day is named after Loving v. Virginia, the Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriage in the United States. It encourages people to host celebrations in honor of the case’s anniversary on June 12th. The roots of the project are in graphic design: it began as my graduate thesis at Parsons the New School […]
MTV: “This Sunday is the 44th anniversary of Loving Day, and mixed race families and friends across the country will be celebrating the notion of love without restrictions, racial or otherwise.”
Loving Day supporters are passionate. Perhaps nothing says this better than someone getting a tattoo of the Loving Day logo I designed. See more of the design I have done for Loving Day, or learn more about my work as a community organizer with Loving Day.
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