BGN Book Review: The Immeasurable Want of Light

By Nina N. Yeboah @gotmyniinaa We’ve burdened darkness with all our fears. We blame it when we see evil. We call on love, light, and all the forces of good to protect us from it. Our goal is to eliminate it, to rid ourselves and our world of it. But in Daaimah Mubashshir’s new play, The...

BGN Pull List: Farmhand You Can Go Home Again – But Why?

From Image Comics, Rob Guillory — the artist who made you want to eat chicken — has branched out on his own to draw and write the upcoming title Farmhand.  It seems more and more that the cycle of life continues to pull you back home.  As we are living longer (no thanks to...

‘The Hate You Give’ Opens In Theaters October 19th, 2018

  One of the most highly anticipated book adaptations of the year from 20th Century Fox is coming soon to theaters October 19th 2018.  The star-studded cast of the film The Hate You Give, based on the Angie Thomas book of the same name will be making its debut soon to a theater near you.  BGN...

Book Review: ‘Real Women Do It Standing Up’ by Leighann Lord

Real Women Do It Standing Up, by Leighann Lord, is an interesting memoir of her life and experience on stage as an acclaimed comedienne. Throughout her memoir, Lord takes readers through the very nuances she faced while crafting her passion and building her fan base throughout the world. Her stage presence can be felt...

BGN Book Review: ‘Zahir: Her Ruthless Sheikh’

Y’all. Have you ever started a book and within one page you know that you’re not going to put it down until the very end? Zahir: Her Ruthless Sheikh does just that, pulling you in until, before you know it, it’s midnight and there's no way you’re gonna stop now (true story, and why...

BGN Book Review: ‘Well, That Escalated Quickly’

Most of us were introduced to Franchesca Ramsey by her viral YouTube video “Sh*t White Girls Say to Black Girls”, but very few people know how this video even came to be. From our side of things, it seemed that Ramsey was an overnight success, a combination of luck and good timing. Both of...

First Look at ‘The Darkest Minds’ Starring Amandla Stenberg and Mandy Moore

Get your first look at the movie, 'The Darkest Minds', starring Amandla Sternberg and Mandy Moore with this new trailer, photo, and synopsis breakdown here at Black Girl Nerds!

The New Face of ‘Kick-Ass’ by Millar & Romita Jr — BGN Comic Review

'Kick-Ass' gets a new look with its latest incarnation by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. BGN's resident comic book reviewer, Kai Charles, gives her take on the newest vigilante. Read on for more on Black Girl Nerds!

Tandem Review: ‘Sideways’ & ‘The Silencer’ Issue 1 — BGN Comic Review

'The New Age of Heroes' has released two new superheroes for us to love: Sideways and The Silencer. Read one comic book enthusiast's review of the tandem comic books here, on Black Girl Nerds!

BGN Comic Review: ‘Star Wars: Thrawn’

Ask any Star Wars fan about Grand Admiral Thrawn and the majority of them will smile and tell you about their favorite parts of the Heir To The Empire, the book series where Timothy Zahn first introduced readers to the Grand Admiral. When the new canon was introduced, many believed they would never see the...