As Black History month comes to a close, we continue to celebrate the work of African-Americans in the entertainment industry, and the Comcast Xfinity’s Black History Month campaign has featured a myriad of blerds featured in the Groundbreakers: Heroes Behind The Mask. The spotlight is on the pioneering talent behind...
Name: Rebecca Cohen-Palacios Job Title and Description:  UI Artist/Developer at Ubisoft Montreal Co-founder/Director of Pixelles How long have you been working in the industry so far? Come August, I’ll have been working in games for 2 years now. Why did you chose the video game industry and can you tell us about the how you got to...
  Interview conducted by Tora Shae Tora Shae: Hi everyone, I am Tora Shae with Black Girl Nerds and I have with me Ashphord, from Dolldelight on The Doll Life on Myx TV. I'm so excited.  I love her so much and The Doll Life is a super addictive web series...
  Author’s Note: Diane O’Bannon has reached out to me and educated me about the origins of the script written by her late husband Dan O’Bannon, and his legacy. To honor that legacy, I have re-written portions of this article in order to be accurate about the origins of Ellen...
Indulge me as I put some respeck on the name of the OG Three Eyed Raven. Raven’s Home is the dose of pure we’ve been waiting for! Raven’s Home, the sequel to the dearly beloved Disney Channel show That’s So Raven, premiered on Friday, July 21 of this year. For an...
    You are all set. After weeks of dreading, uh, anticipating the big networking function you made it to the right place, on time. Now the magic can happen . . .only . . .what exactly is it you’re supposed to be doing now that you’re here? Half the people...
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By Lynnette Nicholas HBO’s upcoming late-night series Random Acts of Flyness from artist Terence Nance (An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, Swimming In Your Skin Again), is nothing short of an invitation into a new paradigm of thought as it pertains to the continuum of Blackness. Terence Nance and his work defy description. Nance,...
Life comes with the every day struggles we all go through, and I think people are good at focusing on the bad rather than the good. As a nerd/geek/introvert/weirdo freak, I've always been relatively quiet and demure when talking about myself. Please, don't focus your attention on me. I...
Written By: Appei Porbeni Since it’s debut at the Sundance Film Festival this year, Amanda Lipitz’s Step, a documentary following a group of young black girls trying to get into college and using step as a way to deal with the struggles they face, has seen award recognition and has recently been...
The story of the missing Black girls from the Washington DC area is complex and ever changing. For one thing, it is still developing as new information comes to light. Another issue complicating the narrative is that key details which led to the public outcry were not completely accurate,...