How do we define Black manhood? How do we interrogate the complexities of Black masculinity? What constitutes an inherited and/or lasting legacy? These are all questions that are discussed in the upcoming feature film Fences. Set in 1950s Pittsburgh, PA this film adaptation is based on the 1983 play...
If you are a black girl nerd and you are reading this, then I am sure you have heard of the groundbreaking book and soon to be released motion picture, Hidden Figures. Hidden Figures, adapted from the biographical text, Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of...
Media can be very biased how they portray different races and different sexualities in the media. We can agree that women need a better voice in the media. Black women definitely need a voice in the media. Gay and Lesbian characters are needing a healing to get a voice...
  Originally published on Just Add Color Don Quixote is getting the live-action Disney treatment, and since this is a Spanish story, this would be a splendid time for Disney to give audiences the all-Hispanic and Latinx cast they've been waiting for. Of course, some fans are already calling Disney on what they...
When the solo comic for Miss America Chavez was first announced back in October, my excitement took time to boil. While I was happy that a queer woman of color superhero was getting her own comic, part of me expected to have her written by a team of 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!...
  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...
  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...
  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...
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...