Empowerment

Embracing Yoga’s Roots with Susanna Barkataki

Susanna Barkataki is an author, yoga culture advocate on a mission to create inclusivity and…

Black LGBTQ+ Mental Health Matters: A Conversation with Mental Health Expert Dr. Mahogany Hall

Even as mental health is becoming normalized in Black communities, being Black, LGBTQ+, and seeking…

The Story of Asorock Watches and Giving Back to Africa

Written by Tracy Akinfenwa Back in 2016, two young African-American college friends joined forces to…

Black Mental Health
Introducing Black Therapy Central: Find Your Mental Health Tribe

Few people know that August is Black Mental Health Awareness month, and with so much…

Cartoon Network will Commemorate Juneteenth Celebrating its Black Characters

Today Cartoon Network will commemorate Juneteenth with an all-day-long celebration on-air and across CN social…

Marko Cheseto
Double Amputee, Marko Cheseto Finishes Disney Half Marathon

Marko Cheseto celebrated with some joyful dance moves after being the fourth runner to cross…

Black Girl
Hey Black Girl, You Deserve To Be Seen

From Sorella Magazine This thought-provoking essay on colorism and identity comes from the publication Sorella…

Indigenous Authors
Indigenous Sci-Fi and Fantasy Authors You Should Be Checking For

From Comic Years written by Emily O’Donnell This past week as Columbus Day has been…

What Is Asexuality?

Originally published May 2015: I lacked the enthusiasm my then-boyfriend of three years had about…

Review: ‘Spy on History: Mary Bowser and the Civil War Spy Ring’

Check out the Black Girl Nerds book review for ‘Spy on History: Mary Bowser and the Civil War Spy Ring’ now!