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Con Report: ReGeneration Who 3 Part II

In case you missed it: Con Report: ReGeneration Who 3 Part I Companion Conclusion The Moffat era wrapped up the Color Spectrum Overlay panel as Danny Pink, Rigsy, and the Black Time Lords (yay!) were briefly discussed. Until Bill Potts’ Season 10 debut on April 15th, most Moffat—era POC characters were one-off or a supporting character...

Con Report: ReGeneration Who 3 Part I

By Tai Gooden   Fan-run conventions have become a staple in nerd culture over the past 25 years. Almost every city in America seems to have an annual multi-genre meetup and/or several events geared toward a specific fandom or entertainment interest. Most cons offer something for every type of fan – gamers, cosplayers, debaters, collectors, comic...

New Comic Black Cloud is Darkly Intriguing

By Vanee   Black Cloud, written by Jason Latour and Ivan Brandon, tells the story of a young woman born into the dream world but escaping into ours. Zelda Barret wields extraordinary power but limited means. She makes her way in the very modern world by peddling dreams like drugs and walking the highest bidder into...

PAX East Is Broadening Its Horizons

By Junae Benne  PAX is showing that it’s dipping it’s toe in this diversity pool. At PAX East ‘17, game developers, characters, and panels were riddled with people from all walks of life. A few projects that displayed diversity are the games: EarthNight and Absolver. There were also the distinct panels: Creating a Safe...

New Doctor Who Companion is Gay

By Melissa Perez After an extended break, Doctor Who finally returns for season 10. With the Doctor, will be a brand new companion, Bill Potts. Not only is Bill a Black woman, but it was also recently revealed that she is gay. Yes, we had Jack Harkness and River Song who were definitely on the...

Tiffany Hines Tells Black Girl Nerds What It Takes To Be A Real Artist

  By: Christina Angela Jeter  Tiffany Hines is popularly known for her roles as Birdie Scott on Beyond the Break, Michelle Welton on Bones, Didi Miller on Devious Maids, Jaden on Nikita, and Kelly Baptiste on Damien.   Now starring as Sophia in Real Artist set to screen April 9 at San Francisco International Film Festival. Tiffany's plays Sophia, a young animator who...

Womens’ History Month: Meet the Women of Black Girl Nerds

In honor of Women's History Month, meet the ladies behind Black Girl Nerds!

We Got Us In DC and Everywhere

The story of the missing Black girls from the Washington DC area is complex and ever changing. For one thing, it is still developing as new information comes to light. Another issue complicating the narrative is that key details which led to the public outcry were not completely accurate, which has led to a...

Con Report: Emerald City Comic Con

By Isabella Price This year Emerald City Comic Con was held on March 2-5th in the usual location, the Washington State Convention Center and before the con even began I was annoyed. If you live in Seattle or have visited Seattle, or have heard about Seattle, you know one thing about it; it rains. It...

Letitia Wright Confirmed as Shuri in Marvel’s “Black Panther”

  All hail the Queen of Wakanda. Letitia Wright has been attached to Marvel Studio’s Black Panther since October of last year. Fans speculated that she might play T’Challa’s sister, Shuri, but we just received confirmation from the studio yesterday. Wright is a British actress, who is known for her work in AMC’s Humans, Caton...
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