#ExecutiveOrder: Battle for Immigrant Families Ain’t Over Yet

As a part of the Trump’s administration “zero tolerance” immigration policy, roughly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the border over a six-week period. They are forced into the deplorable living conditions of detention centers and must live without the safety and care of a family. This news hit the interwebs...

Why We Need Juneteenth in Pop Culture

By Tiffany Liburd The rise of social media demands there be a different approach to reach the masses. Pop culture does work to bring light to OUR STORY--Black America's story. TV, film, music, books, and art all help to strengthen the understanding of our culture's history since it is being slowly washed out of our...

A Message On Juneteenth from Singer/Songwriter Priscilla Renea

  Last month I had the pleasure of meeting and chatting with the illustrious singer/songwriter Priscilla Renea. She's best known for co-writing the hit single by Rihanna "California King Bed" and has worked with several big-name singers in the industry. Juneteenth for those of you who may not know — is considered to be the real Independence Day...

Brie Larson Fights The Good Fight For Marginalized Journalists

Actress Brie Larson is truly showing how much of a superhero she really is with her announcement Wednesday night at the Women in Film Los Angeles Crystal and Lucy Awards. Brie Larson, who will star as Captain Marvel in Disney's impending action movie of the same name due for release next year is fighting the good fight...

‘Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger’ Hopes To Bust Stereotypes

Freeform’s new show, Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger hopes to bust stereotypes and embrace a more inclusive world on and off the screen with heavy themes and challenging topics. Based on the comics by the same name, Cloak and Dagger follow two teenagers from very different backgrounds, Tyrone (Aubrey Joseph) and Tandy (Olivia Holt), as...

TV Shows About Working-Class Families Whose Cast Isn’t Problematic

  You got caught up in nostalgia, started watching the Roseanne reboot, and now it’s canceled because of blatant racism? We at Black Girl Nerds have decided to help you support TV shows about working-class families who’s cast isn’t problematic.     Bob’s Burgers The Belchers are the cutest most wholesome family and since Brooklyn 99 has moved...

BGN Politics: Why You Should Care About Net Neutrality

The start of the mid-term election season is here and BGN wanted to support awareness regarding an issue of economic opportunity and civil rights.  Net neutrality has been defined as the principle that internet service providers must treat all data the same, regardless of their origin or purpose of that data.  In May 2018,...

Teaching Tolerance Needs Your Help To Educate Kids about Slavery

Recent, and very flawed, debates in free speech and racism make it clear that America's school systems may not have done a thorough job at educating the masses on black history. The Southern Poverty Law's Teaching Tolerance is changing that one lesson at a time, by offering teachers lessons and stories for kids starting at...

Stacey Abrams Embraces Her Nerd Side, Hopes to Become First Black Governor of Georgia

Today’s the day. Let’s help Stacey Abrams become the first African-American Governor of Georgia! If elected, she would also be the only Black person to currently hold the title in the U.S. Let that sink in, because it’s HUGE. What’s not so apparent from her historic campaign run, however, is how in-touch Abrams is with her...

Who Wore It Best at the Royal Wedding?

Today during the royal wedding in Windsor Castle, is like Fashion Week in Manhattan. Attendees showed up and showed out during the prestigious union of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Many of the guests who attended — both celebrities and British locals — caught the eyes of fans and critics everywhere! The pressing question we all...
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