Leaving The Church And Finding The Word Of Nerd

Leaving The Church And Finding The Word Of Nerd

recently read a statistic that claims 80 percent of millennial Catholics leave the church by the age of 23. I’m not sure exactly when I officially…

“Back 2 Ballin'” Is the Greatest Blerd Music Video You Never Saw

“Back 2 Ballin'” Is the Greatest Blerd Music Video You Never Saw

Disclaimer: Of course, we at BNP aren’t dismissive of misogyny and in the importance of thoughtful representation, and so it’s worth calling out that Wale…

Webster’s Can’t Bang With The Black Nerd Problems Glossary

Webster’s Can’t Bang With The Black Nerd Problems Glossary

(original artwork courtesy of Zerochan)lang is an incredible art form in language. It’s truly an underappreciated alchemy the way the soul of Black folk come…

The Importance of an Origin Story: Looking for my Multiracial Family

The Importance of an Origin Story: Looking for my Multiracial Family

ometimes television makes history and, as such, makes (pop) culture. I’ve been thinking about one of these moments for months now. Maybe the only reason…

The Black Card: Leveling Up to “Black Enough”

The Black Card: Leveling Up to “Black Enough”

finished watching The Wire recently and it feels like I just got done with a marathon. I have talked a bit about how I was…

BNP Staff Celebrates Over 20 Years of Toy Story

BNP Staff Celebrates Over 20 Years of Toy Story

ver twenty years ago Pixar Studios did the unthinkable, bringing toys to life in not only the studio’s first ever theatrical release, but also the first…

The Best Hip Hop AMVs On the Internet

The Best Hip Hop AMVs On the Internet

ip-hop AMVs came late to the scene and showed up just in time to kill the game. When you watch the right rap AMV you…