What Being a Black Student at a PWI has Taught Me

Written By D'Nysha Cook Being a Black woke millennial attending a predominately white institution (PWI) makes you realize how much harder you have to work to get noticed or be heard in comparison to your white counterparts. Now although working harder than the next person builds character, that shouldn't be the case for a second-year...

Kickstarter Campaign for Joamette Gil’s Power & Magic: IMMORTAL SOULS is Live!

Enchantment-wielding queer witches of color unite once again! Some of you may remember queer Afro-Cuban cartoonist Joamette Gil’s splendid comix anthology Power & Magic, which kicked Kickstarter-ass last year and raised over $39K. Luckily, it appears that this was but a prelude, as a brand new sequel edition is crowdfunding right now and hopefully primed...

The Interview: Content Creator Raven “raveyrai” White

Interview Conducted by Tora Shae Tora: I am constantly inspired by your artwork! Whenever you post something new I drop everything, yell out "WITCHCRAFT!", and obsess! In all seriousness, do you mind listing some of the content you create and the mediums you use? Raven White: Uuuuuww~ I love being called witchy even if indirectly! Haha, anyway, thank...

Aliyah Moudlen of ‘The Voice’ Lands Role In Netflix Original

By Angel Jeter   Aliyah Moulden was the powerhouse and triple threat performing super-vocalist, who just competed as a finalist in the top 3 on NBC's The Voice Season 12. Personally chosen by Blake Shelton to be a part of his team, Moulden won the hearts of America. Now that the singing competition is over, Aliyah...

Blerd City Con Coming to the Dumbo Spot

Get ready New York City! BLERD City Con is about to bring a revolutionary event to the historic Dumbo Spot in New York, NY -- and you're going to want to grab your tickets soon. BLERD City is an innovative, unique, creative, and challenging celebration of the Black community and all the glorious nerdiness held within....

The Color of Science: Hopeful

In this STEM series, I set out to highlight the everyday narratives of people of color who have dedicated their lives to their respective fields. In the final chapter of The Color of Science BGN series, we introduce two young women who are just beginning their careers and have a real passion for what they do.

Gaming With Lady Kohaku!

Who says women can’t own at video games? Well they definitely haven’t meet Amber, a woman of many names (some people know her as Lady Kohaku or Mz Hoodless) and even more responsibilities (she’s the manager for Team GXR, coach, gamer, girlfriend, and mom!). Currently one of the people to watch in the Dead...

5 Marvel Unlimited Series To Keep You Busy Until Homecoming

By Kai Charles Is it July Yet? Now that we have Wonder Woman successfully launched, my thoughts are turning to the web slinger. Here are five MU titles celebrating the youthful exploits of Peter Parker and his amazing friends:   SPIDEY   This series focuses on a high school aged Peter Parker as he juggles school, crime fighting, and...

BGN Game Review: Tumbleseed

By Junae Benne Tumbleseed is a simple indie game made for the Nintendo Switch. It's a about a seed's journey up a mountain. Sounds easy right? Wrong. You need balance. By pushing up or down on the joysticks you can tilt the left and right side of the beam; simultaneously pushing up or down on...

Disability, Slavery, & The Call to #PickUpUnderground

Republished with permission from Ramp Your Voice Written by: Vilissa Thompson  Social media was abuzz with shock earlier this week when we learned that the critically acclaimed show Underground was canceled on WGN America after two seasons.  I was incredibly upset that this dynamic show and its compelling depiction of slavery would no longer be returning...
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