Black Women

Young Black Jetsetter Presents New Art & Travel Web Series ‘Where Art Thou’

  Terhys Persad presents Where Art Thou, a six-part web series that uses art to learn about a country. Episode 1 is out now, and a new episode will be released monthly for free on Vimeo. https://vimeo.com/heywhereartthou/sangomaartistbuhlebezwesiwani Show updates and new episodes are announced on the Facebook Fan Page. https://www.facebook.com/heywhereartthou/ Where Art Thou is a new kind of travel...

BGN Movie Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

  This is one of those films that will make you want to learn more about the story of Henrietta Lacks after your first viewing. The story of Henrietta Lacks may be familiar to most of us, but for those who are not connected to the story, the experimentation of Black men and women's bodies for...

BGN Book Review: A Fistful of Honey

Overall, I would recommend others to read A Fistful of Honey by Malena Crawford. Many will find themselves in the main character, Alena. When I first saw the cover and read the title I didn’t expect to enjoy the book as much as I did. But truth be told, the main character, Alena, will...

Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora

Katherine Dunham (1909 -2006), a leading dancer, choreographer, anthropologist, and activist, produced a style and a voice that traveled the world for several decades. She was the founder of the Dunham dance company and the Dunham techniques. Inherently focused on African and Caribbean dance, she sought to infuse and explore a culture of black dance...

Invisibility: The only Super Power Black Women are Granted

  By: Mia Brantley Recently I was sitting in my office, writing an email, and I overhear a young white woman crying right outside of my office.  I begin to quickly learn via her conversation that she is a student doing poorly in her courses, and she is venting this to her parents.  As her conversation...

The Interview: Ashphord Jacoway of Chocolate Covered Cosplay

  Interview conducted by Tora Shae Tora Shae: Hi everyone, I am Tora Shae with Black Girl Nerds and I have with me Ashphord, from Dolldelight on The Doll Life on Myx TV. I'm so excited.  I love her so much and The Doll Life is a super addictive web series about Lolita Fashion and everything...

Entrepreneur Stacy Malone Snags Lead Role in “Blasian” Romantic Comedy!

Learn more about entrepreneur Stacey Malone's lead role in the forthcoming 'Blasian' romance comedy, "I'm Having an Affair With My Wife" here on Black Girl Nerds!

The Interview: Aisha Hinds

Interview by: Abbey White  Last spring marked a dramatic beginning for one of television’s most compelling new series, which followed a group of fleeing slaves and those they left behind. Now halfway through its second season, Underground is tracing its survivor's journeys across the US, at various points along and around the underground railroad. Danger...

Get Ready for Doctor Who Season 10!

By: Mel Perez   “It’s kind of a boring thing to do to do endings,” Steven Moffat said at last year’s NYCC, “beginnings are much more exciting.” Boring as they may be to him, endings are familiar territory for Moffat. So far, we’ve lost one Doctor and four companions under his tenure — and don’t get...

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...
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