Dark Matter Season 2 Wrap Up – And Another One (of Us) Bites the Dust…

I haven't done a review since before Dragon Con, so I just wanted to say a few things about the last 4 episodes of Season 2. As I predicted, we do not find out who was on the FTL-enabled Marauder. Something for next year. I plan to check out Season 3 next summer, but the...

The Trouble With Hot Gimmick

There isn't a single thing “romantic” about Domestic Violence and Partner Abuse. Not one, solitary thing. That's why it puzzles me when people have “Harley and Joker” #relationshipgoals. Anyone who knows the background of the love affair between the Clown Prince of Crime, and the gifted, former psychologist Dr. Harleen Quinzel, are fully aware of...

Black Films: 4 Story Lines I’d Love To See Explored

Black films in the Hollywood system can be limited in subject matter. I've been a cinephile ever since I first glanced a screen. I've been passionate about films and how they were made since the pre-Netflix era. I took weekly trips to the video store with my father when I was a little girl....

Ms. Marvel Urges Readers to Cast Their Presidential Vote!

Ms. Marvel isn't just kicking butt and taking names — she's also encouraging citizens to get out there and vote this election season! Take a look in this preview of Ms. Marvel #13!

Who Else Is a ‘Hidden Figure’?

Looking to learn about more 'Hidden Figures' in American history? Stay tuned to this new segment on Black Girl Nerds!

Where Are All The Good Black Cosplayers?

By DeLa Doll Featured Picture Credit: Kiss a Frog Cosplay Well, where are they? Can you tell me? Because there are quite a few articles and videos featuring black cosplayers, but more often than not, these articles and other pieces of media coverage focus solely on the racial aspect of being a black cosplayer. While many...

Happy Birthday Katherine Johnson

Happy Women’s Equality Day AND Happy Birthday to Katherine Johnson!!! 2000 steps. 120 miles. 5 honorary degrees. 4 great-grandchildren. These are some of the numbers that have defined Katherine Johnson’s legacy. And today is her 98th birthday. Katherine Johnson played by Taraji P. Henson in 20th Century Fox’s highly anticipated new film, HIDDEN FIGURES, is the real...

The Privilege of Being “an Environmentalist”

By Yordanose Solomone   One theme that has impacted me to get involved with environmental reform is the issue of food. I am going to use my own community that I was brought up in as an example and try to explore how it changed my perspective and definition of environmentalism and food. I grew up in Addis...

We Got Us In DC and Everywhere

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, which has led to a...

Rumination Over an Unbroken Chain: My Observation of White Supremacy

    I remember butting heads with various adults about societal issues when I was very young. Picture a little girl in glasses, a parochial school uniform, and an intricately cornrowed coif with her hands on her hips and lips all pursed up obstinately. I was an African medallion wearing, Cross Colours sporting, watching Farrakhan on...
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