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Geekness and Black Culture! Where Do ...

Geekness and Black Culture! Where Do They Meet?

“Sun, Moon, Stars, Quasars, !@#$% sound like Elroy Jetson!” Come on, which brother you know uses the word Quasars and isn’t a geek? Doughboy, your cover is Blown!  And you watch Hanna Barbara. I think that sometimes a person’s inner geek clashes with the culture they grow up with.  And I think this is especially […]

Are There More Black Nerdy Guys or Gi...

Are There More Black Nerdy Guys or Girls?

2014 Black Comic Book Festival A couple weeks ago I asked twitter if they thought there were more Black Nerdy Guys or Girls out there?  I guess my mind was wandering over thoughts of how some nerdy sisters said it took them a while to embrace their nerd side, but also that some brothers may […]

From Magic Negro to Noble Negro!

From Magic Negro to Noble Negro!

WHAT IS A MAGIC NEGRO? (As if you didn’t already Know) Well, you know that wise person in a story that helps the hero achieve his quest?  You know the one. He’s usually older, maybe has some magic or special knowledge. We don’t know where he (or she) came from, but he imparts his wisdom […]