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My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King

My Life, My Love, My Legacy is the life story of Coretta Scott King as she told it the Rev. Dr. Barabara Reynolds towards the end of her life. In this posthumous memoir, we get to see Coretta's story--not just Mrs. King's. The story begins with Coretta's life as a young, determined girl growing up...

“BLACK PANTHER: A NATION UNDER OUR FEET – PART ELEVEN” FEATURING “DON’T FRONT” FROM RECORDING ARTIST, BAS

Learn more about the newest Black Panther release, "BLACK PANTHER: A NATION UNDER OUR FEET – PART ELEVEN", here at Black Girl Nerds!

Flat Origin Story Doesn’t Allow Ironheart to Thrive As Much as She Could

  By Janaya Greene Though Riri Williams is continuing Tony Starks’ superhero work as Ironheart, she is undoubtedly creating a legacy of her own. Invincible Iron Man Volume 3 introduces us to Riri Williams, a 15-year-old girl from Chicago. A flashback reveals that at five years old, Riri’s family learned she was a super genius when she...

BGN Comic Review: Afar

  By: Britany Murphy Inotu is the youngest of the pair, and while his parents are away, the adolescent gets into trouble which causes him and his sister to leave home, landing them in the desert. Boetema now has the hard task of caring for herself and her brother, while struggling with her gift to visit far-off...

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...

WONDERCON 2017: Valiant Comics Spotlight

  By Kai Charles My Valiant comics journey began in 2012 when I received the Free Comic Book Day preview of Harbinger. I have been reading the company consistently every since. So a stop at the Valiant booth was a must at Wondercon. Before that I dropped into the Valiant 101: The Story Starts Here panel. With...

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...

BGN Book Review: ‘Telescoping Effect Part 1’

Read Part 1 of the 'Telescoping Effect' book review here on Black Girl Nerds!

BGN Comic Review: Eclipse Issue #5 by Kaplan & Timpano

  By Kai Charles Eclipse is a Top Cow/Image release originally conceived as a mini-series, that is now starting its second story arc. The stories in Eclipse are set ten years after an environmental disaster called The Flare. Now humans exposed to sunlight instantly burn to death, unless they use protective gear. One of the surviving communities...

BGN Book Review: Anansi Boys

“America is a bad land for gods.” When Neil Gaiman wrote those words nearly a decade ago in American Gods, it was both a plot-specific warning and an analysis of a real-world phenomenon. As distant history and the recent present continue to show us, America’s multitudes of diversity have led to some of its most...
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