All That’s Black: Richard Bruce Nugent

Richard Bruce Nugent- artist, writer, actor, dancer, dilettante, and bohemian: Photo Credit: Tom Wirth “Silhouette. On the face of the moon. Am I. A dark shadow in the light.” Icon of the 1920s Harlem, Bruce Nugent, was born to middle class, Washington D.C. socialites. Upon his father’s death, Nugent, his mother and brothers moved to…

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All That’s Black: Madam Efunroye Tinubu

Madam Efunroye Tinubu: Politician: “The valiant that challenges the Almighty God, if the most high does not answer her on time” Madam Tinubu was born in Yorubaland, an area in what is now known as Nigeria. She was a major political and business player, who campaigned against the influence of the British Empire over her…

Oscar Voters are Completely Out of Touch with Reality and It Shows

Let’s get down to it. The Oscar noms are always a bit of a mess. In 2016, in response to the #OscarsSoWhite movement started by April Reign, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced its intention to revamp its voting body to better reflect public identity and opinion. It planned to invite 683…

Best of the 2010s: Video Games

NerdyPoC’s Best of the 2010s series is back for a look at our favourite video games! This decade brought us the PlayStation 4, X-Box One, the Nintendo Switch and the er – Ouyer. With such fantastic consoles, came fantastic games and a plethora of choices that we narrowed down to our top ten favourite video…

Best of the 2010s: Movies

Welcome to NerdyPoC's Best of the 2010s series!  It's been an eventful decade for media, entertainment and pop culture. Throughout December, we'll be presenting our lists of favourites from the last ten years in a bunch of areas—TV, video games, books, music, pop culture moments and more!  Our Best of the 2010s series kicks off…