Activism Without Creative Queers? You Got The Wrong B****!

Activism Without Creative Queers? You Got The Wrong B****!

ac·tiv·ism/ˈaktəˌvizəm/ noun: The policy or action of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change hen I was younger, I remember listening to…

Zombie Fighting Team: Black Women in History Edition

Zombie Fighting Team: Black Women in History Edition

round here, we take zombies seriously. They are the metaphor of our generation, after all. Whether they are shamblers or walkers or completely mutated monsters,…

A Look At Quince: The New Superhero on The Block

A Look At Quince: The New Superhero on The Block

h I’m always here for some comics, especially with female leads. Curiosity pinged. And if the female main characters are WOC? Now you have my…

Familial Bonds Through Books: Nerdom With My Father

Familial Bonds Through Books: Nerdom With My Father

rowing up in an Irish-American town that has one of the country’s oldest bagpipe and drum associations as well as one of the country’s oldest…

The Quiet Brilliance of Ava DuVernay’s <em>Queen Sugar</em>

The Quiet Brilliance of Ava DuVernay’s Queen Sugar

n September 2016, a marvelous thing happened–two television shows, both created and produced by Black people and showcasing contemporary Black life in the South, premiered…

Samus: Metroid and Tomboys and Permission

Samus: Metroid and Tomboys and Permission

ll hail Samus Aran, patron saint of the bait-and-switch. By now, over 30 after Metroid’s debut, we all know that Samus Aran is a woman,…

Interview with Dianca Potts: “We as Americans have a lot of work to do and sharing stories and being in dialogue with each other is part of that work.”

Interview with Dianca Potts: “We as Americans have a lot of work to do and sharing stories and being in dialogue with each other is part of that work.”

or the month of March, we here at Black Nerd Problems are spotlighting femmes and women of color creators for their outstanding contributions to the…