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Blackness in pop culture is often defined based on cliche´ depictions and does not represent the full diverse universe of being black. There’s an overwhelming issue with being too nerdy or not black enough. Black nerds are not one dimensional and are completely cognizant of how race intermingles in geek culture.


  • Kinitra Brooks, PhD
  • Ricardo Romo: Endowed Chair of the Honors College,  University of Texas at San Antonio Associate Professor – English
  • Ken-Andrew Muthui: Co-Founder, Vanguard Artz Graphics Arts a startup based in Kenya
  • Leon Collins: Author of “DEORUM – GODS AMONG US”
  • Franque Michele Bains: Author & Blogger of