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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...

“Page One” – Short Film About the Black Guy Who Dies First In Every Horror Movie

   “Page One” an independent short film crafted and shot by comedian and podcasting trio Brothers From Another Planet. ​ ( Tarik Davis, LeMar McLean, Don P. Hooper) and producer Evan Kaufman is seeking $7500 dollars for production, post-production, and marketing expenses on crowdfunding website Indiegogo. As of this release, our campaign is 50% funded.  Page One...

The Last Jedi Teaser Trailer and Star Wars Celebration Panel

  All photos courtesy of Lucasfilm, Disney Day One of Star Wars Celebration was all about history and remembrance; including a touching tribute to Carrie Fisher, and appearances by every iconic character and creator from the original franchise. Names like Ford, Hamill, Kennedy, Davis, Williams, and of course Lucas, made day one of Star Wars Celebration:...

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 Khem Fest Con Report: Full STEAM Ahead

Some cons feel like going to a family reunion and last month's Khem Fest is certainly one of them. Not only did I know quite a few vendors and panelists from the Afrofuturist/blerd circuit, but it was in my hometown of Newark, New Jersey. What is Khem Fest you ask? The website has this to...

BGN Op-Ed: Your Princess is in the Castle of Lions — An Analysis of Voltron’s Princess Allura

Read the latest op-ed about the newest rendition of Voltron and its representation of the black princess with lead character, Princess Allura.

What Steven Universe can Teach us about Queerness, Gender Identity, and Feminism

  By: Patricia Martin Steven Universe has changed my life. OK, maybe that is a bit dramatic, but I’m confident in saying that if I had this show growing up, it definitely would have. Yes, it’s a cartoon created for kids, but it has a lot more heart than a lot of children’s shows, all while...

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...

“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!

“The Get Down” BGN Giveaway!

  Are you looking forward to part 2 of The Get Down?  Let's KICK things off by launching a giveaway to celebrate, shall we? BGN is giving away to 15 lucky winners a pair of The Get Down Branded Pro Keds! Rules: Use The Rafflecopter widget to enter!  Follow @TheGetDown on Twitter and as a bonus entry Tweet...
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