Black Women

Vixen: The Movie Is One Of The Most Important Animated Shows This Year

Written by: Dennis R. Upkins One of the best movies of the year will not be coming to a theater near you. And that’s a good thing. Why? Because it’s available now wherever DVDs/Blu-Rays/digital downloads are sold. Much like the highly anticipated live action live action release of Wonder Woman, Vixen: The Movie is not only...

We Need More Black Women Leading Fantasy Franchises

When the trailer for the upcoming Star Trek Discovery recently came out, it showed something I never thought I'd see in a popular sci-fi franchise: a Black woman and a Chinese woman front and center. Actress Michelle Yeoh will be playing Captain Philippa Georgiou of the Starship Shenzhou, and Sonequa Martin-Green will be playing First Officer Michael...

We Have A Black Bachelorette Y’all! And I Have Some Thoughts!

Written by: Joi Childs I've never watched an episode of The Bachelor or The Bachelorette in my Black ass life. This is not stopping me from recapping this season, as this season is a game-changer for the long-running ABC franchise. If you’ve been living under a rock, for the first time we have a Black...

Into The Badlands Gave Us The Worst Character Trope In Its Season Finale

Written by: Monique Jones  This post contains heavy spoilers Here we are, recovering after the Season 2 finale of Into the Badlands, and we are in mourning. How could the show let Veil, Sunny’s love, die? Yeah, she took out Quinn as she killed herself, but in the end, was it worth it? Was anything that...

Essence Festival 2017: “Back to NOLA!”

By Kay-B I cannot wait to head back to NOLA for the annual Essence Festival! If you missed Essence last year, you definitely do not want miss it this year! Essence Magazine, traditionally known as a staple and pillar of black news & entertainment for decades, gives us not only the hottest interviews & advice...

Love, The Original Way‘s Keldamuzik Is Lighting Up the Entertainment Scene

Check out this exclusive interview with musician, actress, and Black Girl Nerd Keldamuzik, here on Black Girl Nerds!

BGN Book Review: Reenu-You

Written by: Catrina Editor's Note: BGN recently did an exclusive cover reveal for Reenu-You, and now we bring you the official book review. Set in New York City, 1998, women all over are lured by the marketing of the new natural tonic (relaxer) that is said to change women’s life. For those of us that referred to a...

Kindred Graphic Novel Giveaway via The Portalist

The Portalist is pleased to give away a copy of Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation, the new interpretation of Octavia Butler’s incredible sci-fi novel. Butler’s celebrated work follows Dana, a young Black woman in 1970s California who is suddenly transported to the pre-Civil War South. As she time-travels between worlds, one in which she is a free woman and...

Catch the New Girls Trip Trailer!

Check out the latest 'Girls Trip' trailer — here on Black Girl Nerds!

5 Things Everyone Will Talk About in ABC’s Still-Star Crossed

  Shondaland TV has done it again with changing the game in how we see diversity on the small screen in her latest project Still-Star Crossed.  The story of this new innovative take on William Shakespeare's classic play Romeo and Juliet begin after the tragic deaths of Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet.  Sharing bits and...
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