If you have not checked out the 2021 Virtuous Con this weekend yet, you are truly missing out! Virtuous Con is a Black woman-owned sci-fi, and fantasy convention that launched in November of 2020 that exists completely in the virtual space. Talk about when the world needed a hero, right? This year they are hosting
I didn’t realize that I was considered an activist until a few years ago. It was brought to my attention when I was invited to speak at the 2016 Facing Race National Conference over four years ago. The bi-annual conference brings together community organizers from across the country to discuss how to implement racial as
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
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
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
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
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
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