5 Films (and Shows) You Slept on, Way Before ‘Cuties’ Got Here

The current seems to be pulling away from the Netflix show Cuties written and directed by Maïmouna Doucouré. It’s about a girl and her friends who want so badly to be “grown-up” that they pull examples of adulthood from social media. Well, it should come as a surprise that the girls end up mimicking provocative dance moves and behaviors, in the misguided notion that sexuality … Continue reading 5 Films (and Shows) You Slept on, Way Before ‘Cuties’ Got Here

That Time When The Blerd Galaxy Board was On a SDCC Panel

Remember that time when the Blerd Galaxy Board members were on an SDCC panel with Jules Rivera and Camilla Zhang? Well, we were interviewed by CNN reporter Chris Morrow after the panel. Our interview posted weeks later. We found it and now we are sharing it with you. Listen as Vanee, Marqueeda, Regine, and Jonita joined by Jules and Camilla, all talk about Race, Gender, … Continue reading That Time When The Blerd Galaxy Board was On a SDCC Panel

Big $$$ News for Women in Comics Collective International

We are sending out a big CONGRATULATIONS to our mother company Women in Comics Collective International. They were among the recipients of the National Book Foundation’s Literary Arts Emergency Fund Grant Recipients. WinC joins other organizations such as the Third World Press Foundation, Kweli Journal, and so many others. Over 282 organizations were awarded a total of 3.5 million dollars. According to the WinC announcement, … Continue reading Big $$$ News for Women in Comics Collective International

Blerd Galaxy Mini-Blerd Journalist Film Review: Phineas and Ferb Candace Against the Universe

By Kay, the 7th-grade Mini-Blerd Journalist! I just got the chance to watch the movie Phineas and Ferb: Candace Against the Universe.  Everybody knows that Phineas and Ferb is a kid’s show on Disney Channel. It’s about two boys going on adventures throughout their summer break and annoying their big sister, Candace. The movie is only a little bit different. In the movie, it’s focusing … Continue reading Blerd Galaxy Mini-Blerd Journalist Film Review: Phineas and Ferb Candace Against the Universe

Dear Black Parents: We See You, We Hear You, We Are You

A Love Letter from Black Teachers During Distance Learning Look… we get it. We really, truly get it. You are not a teacher. You didn’t sign up for this. What the world is throwing at you right now is insane. You have to raise your kids during a pandemic already, and now you have to help teach them, too. That’s crazy! What’s worse is that … Continue reading Dear Black Parents: We See You, We Hear You, We Are You