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Imani Mixon

Contributing Writer

Headshot of a person with a gentle facial expression, of medium dark skin tone and short curly black hair, poses in a chair with one hand up to their face, wearing a light pink top that closely matches the chair.
Photo Credit: Imani Mixon


Imani Mixon was born and raised at the magnetic center of the world’s cultural compass — Detroit, Michigan. She is a long-form storyteller who is inspired by everyday griots who bear witness to their surroundings and report it back out. Equal parts urgent and essential, her multimedia work centers the experiences of Black women and independent artists.