Taraji P. Henson Looks Deadly in the New “Proud Mary” Poster

Written By Joi T. She’s killing for the man every night and day. In a surprise drop, Buzzfeed posted the first poster for the upcoming Proud Mary film. Buzzfeed will also be dropping the first trailer on July 20th, exclusively sharing it with those excited for the film. In April, Deadline reported that Henson will be...

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...

Women of Color Shouldn’t Have To Be Revolutionary for White Women To Tolerate Us

Written By Brei Harvey (@spacetomboy) Already, I've seen so many hot takes of Spider-Man: Homecoming by white women on white feminist platforms expressing their disappointment about the depictions of Peter's two Black Academic Decathlon teammates, Liz and Michelle. They call Liz one dimensional and reduce Michelle to comic relief. Their shallow analysis follows the all...

Taraji P. Henson, 4C Hair For A Disney Princess And More At The D23 Expo!

  Our on-site journalist Jacqueline Coley is reporting from the Black Girl Nerds Twitter account right now about exclusives and giving us the latest on movies and TV projects by Disney coming soon!  So let's check out some of the things that are happening so far at the D23 Expo! Olaf's Frozen adventure will play in...

REAL Talk with “Girls Trip” Stars Regina Hall and Tiffany Haddish

  BGN's DaVette See caught up with "Girls Trip" stars Regina Hall and Tiffany Haddish in New Orleans on a warm summer afternoon on the eve of Essence Festival 2017, to chat about the soon-to-be-released comedy. When four lifelong friends — Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tiffany Haddish — travel to New Orleans...

BGN Film Review: Girls Trip

  By: DaVette See  Let’s cut to the chase: Girls Trip is the summer party movie you’ve been waiting for.  It flat out delivers all the fun, all the heart, and all of the wild alcohol-infused revelries that you’d hope for in a movie about four girlfriends who have been apart for too long to get together...

BGN Chats with “Girls Trip” Stars Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith

  BGN's DaVette See caught up with "Girls Trip" stars Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith in New Orleans on a warm summer afternoon on the eve of Essence Festival 2017, to chat about the soon-to-be-released comedy. When four lifelong friends—Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tiffany Haddish—travel to New Orleans for the annual...

Ava DuVernay to bring the “Central Park Five” story to Netflix

Written by Joi T. Ava is seeking the truth once again. Fresh off the Oscar-nominated Netflix documentary 13TH, DuVernay and Netflix are teaming up again to bring the story of the Central Park Five in a dramatic limited series.Based on the true story that gripped New York and the world, the series will be a...

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....

Cosplaying and Otherness

  By Rodi Brown I remember the first time I cosplayed. I used to frequent anime conventions or more specifically Anime Expo in Los Angeles. Nearly every year of the five years I attended, I cosplayed. Cosplaying is essentially when a fan of a show/book/movie/etc dresses up as a character from that work. My third year...
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