Don’t Worry, I’m White

  What’s the quickest way to lose a white audience? Tell them they’re white. That may seem strange, but in the US white people aren’t white. They’re normal. Good people who are just trying to live their lives. There’s no need to go any further. They’re normal.  It’s not decent to suggest otherwise! Using a list of adjectives...

Godhood Comics Debuts First Title With Leading Lady Mega Woman!

Learn all about the upcoming comic book publisher, GodHood Comics, and its debut comic book, Mega Woman!

All Hail A Tribe Called Quest

  There I was at 12:15 AM on Friday, November 11, hovered over my laptop. Did I care about my 5:00 AM alarm courtesy of a 13-year-old pug? No. What about my busy Friday at work? Don’t think so. After 18 years WE were being blessed with an album from one of the most influential...

Hidden Figures: Where Black Girl Nerds Make Black Girl Magic!

  I am looking for the correct words by which to frame this film, but my words are slow to come. I feel that this film, Hidden Figures, requires contemplation to address. I want to be subjective here, but, NOPE!  I LOVE THIS FILM! That’s a given. I kind of want to climb a tall...

Redefine What It Means To Be Free

After a week like this, and the future that's been rolled out before us, it feels important to keep imagining different ways to be and modes to operate from. And I don't think Meshell Ndegeocello would balk at her lyrics being re-purposed to title an article that highlights the Black Speculative Arts Movement . This annual...

Universal Fan Con: A Safe Space For ALL of Us

  The Black Geeks and Black Girl Nerds have partnered to host Universal Fan Con (UFC), with the mission of taking on the lack of representation in the geek community. The convention is set to take place in Baltimore, MD on April 27, 2018, at the Baltimore Convention Center and focusing on gaming, anime,...

BGN Review: Black Women in Medicine

  Black Women in Medicine is a documentary film written, directed, and produced by Crystal R. Emery that chronicles the challenges Black women face in the medical field and provides insight into the history of Black female doctors. To provide you with some staggering statistics, only two percent of all physicians in America are Black...

Black and Abroad

By Ashley Dawson Dear Random Tinder Men, I am not your caramel, chocolate, Godiva, Hershey's bar. I am an independent, ambitious and highly entertaining woman that should not be strictly defined by the color of her skin. My catalogs of screen-shotted messages from Tinder are miles long, however, mine always gravitates towards my ethnicity. It’s almost...

“Insecure” Season 1, Episode 8 Chat

Check out what a few BGN fans of 'Insecure' had to say about the show's epic Season 1 finale!

BGN Book Review: Strange Clouds

  “In the beginning, I was afraid to share my characters real and sometimes abrasive dialogues and complexities to the world.”  One of the first statements from the author, Cheketa Tinsley, helps set the stage for what became to me as a reader, a new kind of fiction. Strange Clouds describes itself as a “melanated fantasy joint,” a novel with at-risk...
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