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Blerdy Ish 06: We Luh Amandla Stenberg’s Badass Black Girl Comic

Amandla Stenberg is a magical Black girl from the future. At only 16 years old, she is already making a name for herself as an actress and activist. Her next project? A comic book about a young black warrior woman named Niobe Ayutami. We are here for this. The forthcoming comic from Stranger Comics titled “NIOBE: She is Life” is co-written by Stenberg and ...

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Blerdy Ish – 05: Why ‘Martin’ is Still One of the Best Shows of All Time

The hit sitcom Martin, running from 1992 to 1997, is one of those shows that is firmly embedded in the Black lexicon. From the catch phrases (“You go boy!”, “Player from the Himalayas”, “Get to steppin!”, etc.) to the memorable recurring characters (Bruh Man,Hustle Man, Ms. Geri, etc.) to the characters Martin himself brought to life (Sheneneh Jenkins, ...

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Blerdy Ish: 03. Buffy The Vampire Slayer

I’m just going to come right out and say it: if you don’t know whatBuffy the Vampire Slayer is, you are not a blerd. Blerds love Buffy. Buffy loves blerds. And why wouldn’t they? They are the perfect match. One is an entertainment phenomenon sprung from comic book pages and turned into a feature film and long-running television series. The other loves all ...

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Blerdy Ish: 02. We Stan “Back to the Future”

Back to the Future is thoroughly embedded in Blerd lexicon. The only Black faces I remember from the entire trilogy were the restaurant employee that eventually becomes the mayor and the family that lives in Marty McFly’s house in Part 2. But what truly makes the Back to the Future trilogy Blerd gold is the intricacies that create the backdrop of each film. ...

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Blerdy Ish: 01. We Stan Whoopi Goldberg From the Nineties

In 1985, a comedienne by the name of Whoopi Goldberg garnered critical acclaim for her portrayal of “Celie” in The Color Purple. But it wasn’t until she starred in Ghost in 1990 that she truly existed within Black lexicon. And for that one decade, the one where she wore long dreads, she mattered. Actually, she more than mattered. She was everything. And that ...

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