Sonequa Martin-Green: What’s Her Fitness Secret?

Did you catch Star Trek: Discovery this past weekend? #BlackGirlMagic. Sonequa Martin-Green is back! We must be in for an action-packed ride, considering Sonequa’s past on the Walking Dead. As Sasha, we’ve seen her run through the woods, leap and jump, and fight off zombies in the midst of an apocalypse. And I’m sure...

BGN Presents: 15 Favorite Looks from AFROPUNK 2017

This past weekend was AFROPUNK, a celebration of Black excellence and, more importantly, the weekend where Black people pull all the fashion stunts. I've always viewed AFROPUNK looks as a cross between fashion and cosplay, and these festival-goers don't disappoint. Here are our favorite looks! These ladies are giving us afro-futuristic Powerpuff Girls ...

BGN Tech Talk: Kimmoy Matthews Chats Travel and Breaking Into Technical Writing

If you've wondered what "technical writing" is, Kimmoy Matthews tells BGN exactly what it is and how to break in.

BlackStar Film Festival QOTD

When you gather a bunch of artists together, you're bound to come across some pretty cool ensembles. The BSFF was no different. Check out what folks wore and what they had to say about BlackStar. Importance of the Festival "I'm so excited and happy to be around artists. It's everything that life is supposed to be,...

Check Out Jazzy Ash’s Q&A Here on Black Girl Nerds!

Learn more about jazz musician Jazzy Ash and her newest album, "Swing Set," here on Black Girl Nerds!

What American Gods Taught Me about Being an Entrepreneur

By Shaun Taylor   Joe Shuster. Does the name sound familiar? It should be since he was one of the creators of Superman. What about Stan Lee? Ah! Now that is a household name. The difference is relevancy! Stan Lee continues to exist based on his fans, his tribe, and his believers. Celebrities, business owners, and religious...

The Pride Flags You’ll See At Pride Events

Happy Pride! BGN is going to provide you with QPOC content this month, get ready! While you are out celebrating the most colorful month of the year, you may notice numerous flags flown. While the standard Rainbow pride flag is the most recognizable, this is not Lord of the Rings. One flag does not rule them...

Essence Festival 2017: “Back to NOLA!”

By Kay-B I cannot wait to head back to NOLA for the annual Essence Festival! If you missed Essence last year, you definitely do not want miss it this year! Essence Magazine, traditionally known as a staple and pillar of black news & entertainment for decades, gives us not only the hottest interviews & advice...

BGN FOOD: BLERDS CAN COOK — STEAK TAGLIATA

Check out BGN E. Angel's foray into the world of delivery meal services and her delicious eats, here on Black Girl Nerds!

The Color of Science

By BGN Guest Contributor Jahkotta Lewis The crunch of black cinder beneath my boots reminds me that I’m walking in the volcanic footprint of a recently active volcano. Above me, large stands of lehua (metrosideros polymorpha), māmane (Sophora chrysophylla), and ōlapa (Cheirodendron trigynum) trees sway gently in the afternoon breeze. Rays of the sunshine...
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