theblerdgurl Manifesto

May 26, 2016 1 min read No Comments

Lately I’ve been hearing rumblings across the web landscape challenging the term “blerds” and what a real nerd is and (as usual) misogynistic rants against many of my fellow blerdgurls. The sad part is I’m used to hearing the taunts…

The 2016 Glyph Award Winners

May 24, 2016 1 min read No Comments

If you follow me on Snapchat, then you know I was at the Glyph Comic Awards on Friday. It was both my first time at the event, as well as my first time at the African American Museum of Philadelphia (which…

Review: Sannkofamaan – Pet the Beast

May 19, 2016 1 min read 1 Comment

Next in my #AfricaRising series is a review of Sannkofamaan, written by Akinseye Brown and created by his company Sokoya Comics. A comic about an African-American quantum physicist who gains powers after a scientific experiment goes wrong. The resulting explosion…

Marvel Launches Monthly Black Panther Video Series

May 10, 2016 1 min read 2 Comments

Black Panther #1, written by The Atlantic national correspondent and National Book Award winner, Ta-Nehisi Coates, accompanied with outstanding art by Brian Stelfreeze, garnered international buzz and attention upon the announcement of this series in 2015 and debuted as the…

What if Only Aboriginal People Had Superpowers?

May 9, 2016 1 min read 8 Comments

If you’ve been following me on twitter and Instagram, then you know I’m really excited about the upcoming series out of Australia and New Zealand called Cleverman. Premiering to critical acclaim at the Berlin International Film Festival earlier this year, Cleverman, produced…

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