Need Tips On Traveling To Japan? Check Out Cocoa Chronicles!

The dynamic duo behind the brand Cocoa Chronicles is partnering up with BGN to discuss travel! Coco & Marrista from The Cocoa Chronicles will share videos focused on the Black travel movement. In their first introduction video, they're going to be discussing their very first trip abroad which just so happens to be to the...

BGN Playlist: #Happy4NoReason Playlist

The leader of our country just proved that he is a Russian puppet. White people are STILL calling the cops on Black, Brown, and Indigenous people for the stupidest offenses. My office chair will not stop sinking to the ground, no matter how many times I pull the thingy to lift it. And, I stubbed...

BGN Pull List: DC/Marvel Wedding Spoiler Edition–Really?

Whether DC or Marvel, both comic giants have been promoting their events of the summer for quite some time.  For DC Tom King has been, working up to the momentous event in issue 50 since issue #24 of Batman.  Batman, also known as Bruce Wayne, and Catwoman, better known as Selina Kyle, spent the...

A 21st Century Pride and ATL Pride Assessment

By Alisha Street In the words of Nina Simone, "Its a new Dawn/Its a New Day/Its a new Life/For me/ And I'm feelin' Good." We’ve come a long way from the Stonewall riots of 1969. So far, that the same Greenwich village of Manhattan NYC now houses the world’s largest Pride march to date. This year's...

BGN Playlist: BGN Soul

As we soak up the sun rays during this hot and beautifully bright summer, we can hang out with family and friends along with some tasty BBQ and play some of the songs from the #BGNBlackAssSummer playlist. However, there are a number of us who wish to sit back in solitude, relax, and feed...

BGN Playlist: BGN Black Ass Summer

BGN is ending June, National African American Music Appreciation Month and the first month of summer on a dancing note with the #BGNBlackAssSummer Playlist. We have talked to our fans and our staff to come up with the songs that are unapologetically black and undeniably summer. Here's BGN's Black Ass Summer Playlist of over...

‘Bao’ Wrecked Me—It’s the Perfect Open for ‘Incredibles 2’

My daughter Kara turned 18 on June 15, less than a week after her high school graduation. She will be leaving the nest at the end of the summer for a school that is a day trip away from home. Her birthday wish--to see Incredibles 2 (catch the BGN review here ) with me as...

Danielle Pinnock: Adding Positive Weight On TV

By Lisa D. DeNeal @diolette You’ve heard the saying, “TV cameras add 10 pounds.” Actress, playwright, and body positivity activist Danielle Pinnock is losing those stereotypes. Pinnock has appeared on hit shows like NBC’s This Is Us and ABC’s Scandal/How To Get Away With Murder crossover event. Pinnock currently has a recurring role on CBS’ Young Sheldon....

Why I Still Get Mad When I Game — The Story of a Female POC Gamer

It can be rough being a female POC Gamer. And for one Black Girl Nerd, it gets downright infuriating. Read on and learn why one BGN still gets mad when she's gaming, here on Black Girl Nerds!

Minority Mental Health App: “The Safe Place” — BGN Spotlight

Learn more about 'The Safe Place', the new app created by Jasmin Pierre to service those who need help in the Black and underserved communities. Read more about it here, on Black Girl Nerds!
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