Big-bellied hotness: So what’s wrong with being pregnant and sexy?

Kim Kardashian… two words that can inspire squeals of delight or utter loathing. Personally, I’m not a fan of the infamous Kimmy Kakes, but the recent criticism that she’s received from bloggers and the public, in general, has made me much more sympathetic to the reality star. I’m specifically talking about the criticism she’s...

Report Out from the Activist Nerd: What I learned from Sumi and Kalpona

On a normal day my job as a community organizer is focused on two things, keeping Walmart out of Seattle and networking with partner organizations to garner community support for the workers of Walmart. We want to make sure our community has every opportunity to stand in solidarity with workers who are demanding a...

A Life of Domestic Abuse

I watched this powerful video today and I had to wonder if anybody I've known has been abused? I have never been in a physically abusive relationship, but I've been in a verbally abusive friendship. I have always been friends with more guys than girls. Most of my guy friends were from...

25 Movies ‘Every Black Woman Should Watch’

Being the huge movie fan that I am and an avid reader of Essence Magazine, I found it very interesting to see their recommendations of the "Top 25 Movies Every Black Woman Should Watch". So figured I would take a look and provide my own remix version!! Check it out below (in no particular...

Twenty Superheroines Of Color You’ve Never Heard Of

I've been a comic Book nerd since 2nd grade. When my Father and My uncle, Dumped a dusty "treasure" Chest in an empty corner of my play room. Inside this chest, were piles upon piles of comic books from their childhood. I was so enthralled with the bright pages and the characters that looked...

Greatness…thy name is Nichelle

Happy 80th birthday to the original Perfection Herself, Nichelle Nichols.THISWOMANISASTRAIGHT-UPGODDESS!Flawless.  Timeless.  Glorious.  Happy Birthday, Nichelle!If you want to know about Nichelle Nichols' impact on NASA and society as a whole, check this out."Nichols, who played Lt. Uhura on the original Star Trek  series, performed with Emil de Cou and the Pacific Ballet Northwest orchestra during the concert, singing...

It’s OK To Be The Uncool Black Girl

I find it amazing how much you appreciate being a nerd once you get older.  Adding two cups of wisdom along with a pint of experience and mix it all together with maturity gives you a bewitching concoction of someone who is secure in who and what they are.  My security and confidence may...

Check out Nerd Caliber’s feature on BGN!

A few weeks ago I received an email requested from Emmanuel Ortiz, the founder and creator of Nerd Caliber.  The website is a nerd lifestyle magazine that features all things nerdy, dorky, and geeky.  BGN is among only a handful of websites that features the sub-culture of nerds who are women of color.  Hopefully...

BGN Featured as The Black Blog of The Day!

The Black Blogger Network today has featured Black Girl Nerds as the Black Blog of The Day!Check out the feature article about BGN and feel free to check out other black bloggers making an indelible print in cyberspace!http://www.blackbloggernetwork.com/2012/07/11/jamie-broadnax-black-girl-nerds/