IN STUDIO With Sharon Obuobi: New African Art Podcast Launches on iTunes

In STUDIO with Sharon Obuobi is a weekly podcast series of conversations with artists, curators and influencers particularly in the African arts. Passionate about stimulating open-minded discussions as inspired by art, Sharon created the series to tell the stories of creatives and challenge listeners to see the world in new ways. The podcast airs with weekly...

Freeform Summit Shows Network’s Commitment to Youth Culture

Freeform, Disney’s young adult television network, hosted the “Freeform Summit” this past Friday at Neuehouse Hollywood, in Hollywood, California. The network-wide event featured a series of panel discussions addressing activism, social change, representation in television and various other important cultural issues defining modern youth culture today. The panelists and speakers included talent, executives, showrunners...

Kwanzaa May Be a Thing of the Past, But Here’s My Proud List of 2017 Kwanzaa-Bots — BGN Opinion

Kwanzaa may not be as popular as it used to be, but BGN contributor Ayana Underwood is proud of the holiday — and has even compiled a list of 2017's Kwanzaa-Bots! Read on for more!

Angel Jackets’ Star Wars Hoodie Review

I had the chance to review one of Angel Jackets' Star Wars hoodies. The one I choose was the Star Wars Yellow Logo Hoodie. The hoodie itself is a pullover with a deep front pocket. It's made of 80% Cotton and 20% Polyester. It's well crafted and soft. It was very comfortable to wear all day....

How ‘Saga’ Mirrors My Own Interracial Love Affair — BGN Opinion

Are you a fan of the 'Saga' interracial relationship? One 'Saga' fan and BGN contributor details how her own life mirrors the Image comic. Read on for more!

10 Anime Quotes to Motivate You — Even If You’re Not an Anime Fan

Looking for a motivational pick me up? Here are 10 anime motivational quotes to live by — even if you aren't a fan of anime!

I Am Not My Hair

Long before I was old enough to understand what she meant, I was jamming to India.Aire’s ‘I Am Not My Hair.” The song’s lyrics were completely lost on me— I had not yet come to understand the gravity of the pressures placed on my hair. But now that I’m an adult, I see that...

To Boldly Go: Travel Groups Done Affordably and Efficiently

If you’re like me, then you love to travel. You often think about sticking your feet in some warm sand while sipping on a margarita. You see yourself channeling your inner Daenerys Targaryen soaring over mountains on the back of a dragon. Only, in this case, it would be riding on the back of...

BGN Interview: CHULO Founder Ricardo Muñiz

The NYC based cultural clothing line CHULO invited Black Girl Nerds to their New York Fashion Week event 'A New Day'. One of the hottest underwear shows of the week doubled as charity fundraiser and raised over $2500 for community based organizations. I had the honor of sitting down with artist and founder Ricardo Muñiz to talk about the brand, the business,...

BGN Profile: Lauren Coaxum Shows Us How to “Give A Little TLC”

Lauren Coaxum, a 21-year-old medical student at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, is setting trends in digital citizenship! Natural flare, brains, and the boldness to stand up for others radiates from Coaxum as her efforts to promote positive self-esteem spread across this nation. She prides herself on being a family-oriented woman from Douglassville, PA....
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