Black Girl Nerds

Black Girl Nerds is an online community devoted to promoting nerdiness among Black women & people of color. Check us out on and play with us on social media by following us on Twitter @blackgirlnerds!

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BGN #180 I Hollywood Creatives: Leslie Odom Jr. and DeMane Davis

In this week's episode of the BGNPodcast, we speak with Hollywood creatives in entertainment. Our first segment begins with actor Leslie Odom Jr, best known from his work in the Broadway musical 'Hamilton'. He is currently promoting his latest film 'Only' available on-demand and released in theaters.  The second segment features filmmaker DeMane Davis who directed the last 2 episodes of the critically acclaimed Netflix series 'Self-Made: Inspired By The Life of Madam CJ Walker'...



BGN #179 I Black In The Workplace

 Ryanne and Angelica are back for another episode of the BGN Podcast! While you're at home in self-quarantine, take a listen to our latest episode of the Black Girl Nerds podcast. Many of you can relate what it is like to be a Black or a person of color in the workplace. From microaggressions to backstabbing co-workers and more the hosts of the BGN Podcast lay it all out in this week's episode! Hosts: Ryanne and Angelica Edited by: Jamie Broadnax Music by: Sammus



'The Umbrella Academy' Recap Show Ep 3

Angelica and Ryanne are back with The Umbrella Academy Recap Show!  We're back on track a recap of season 1 of episode 3 "Extraordinary".  Hosts: Angelica and Ryanne Edited by: Jamie Broadnax Music by: Sammus



BGN #178 I Google News Initiative With Latoya Drake

Attention entrepreneurs! In this episode, BGN welcomes Latoya Drake, the founder of the Google News Initiative (GNI). Google wants to help diversify media so more voices are heard and are launching an application to help fund publishers to get their digital news organizations started. The $6M innovation challenge wants to hear your ideas!  Listen to this episode to get direct insight from the founder of GNI, and then go to this link to apply! https://newsinitiative.withgoogle...


 2020-03-02  17m

BGN #177 I Black Romantic Films

In this episode, we dive into our favorite movie genre! Romance flicks! Ryanne and Jamie break down a list of some of the best Black romance films of all time. From recent films like 'The Photograph' to classics like 'Love Jones'. Hosts: Ryanne and Jamie Edited by: Jamie Broadnax Music by: Sammus


 2020-02-24  1h5m

BGN #176 I BGN Does Nascar at Daytona 500

In this special episode of the BGN Podcast, we breakdown our immersion experience during Daytona 500 with the team over at NASCAR. And geek out over some Black history facts about Black race car driver Wendell Thompson. Hosts: Jamie, Ryanne Music by: Sammus


 2020-02-19  1h14m

BGN #175 I The Valentine's Day Episode 2020

In this special episode of the BGN Podcast, we take a quick pause from our Umbrella Academy recaps and celebrate the season of love this Valentine's Day coming up on February 14th! Hosts Angelica, Ryanne and Leia share anecdotes of their dating experiences, best and worst dating apps and plans for the big day ahead. Whether you're single, with a special someone or planning a get together with girlfriends, this is an episode you don't want to miss!  Music by: Sammus Edited by: Jamie Broadnax


 2020-02-10  1h29m

BGN #174 I BGN Predicts The 2020 Oscars!

In this episode BGN hosts Jamie, Angelica, and Ryanne make their Oscar predictions for Sunday night's episode of the 92nd Annual Academy Awards.  Music by: Sammus Edited by: Jamie Broadnax


 2020-02-05  50m

'The Umbrella Academy' Recap Show Ep 2 With 'F9' Trailer Breakdown

In this 2-part episode, Angelica and Ryanne first give you a recap of season 1 of episode 2 of the Netflix series The Umbrella Academy titled "Run Boy Run".  In our second segment, Ryanne goes solo and gives her breakdown of the 9th installment of the Fast and Furious franchise of the Universal Pictures film 'F9' that dropped this past week.  Hosts: Angelica and Ryanne Edited by: Jamie Broadnax Music by: Sammus


 2020-02-03  1h31m

BGN #173 I Interviews with Renee Elise Goldsberry and Meagan Good

We're taking a pause from 'Umbrella Academy' recaps and giving you a not one but TWO throwback interviews from illustrious actors Renee Elise Goldsberry and Meagan Good. Renee chats about her film 'Waves' where she plays a stepmother trying to hold her family together that is slowly tearing apart and Meagan stars and directs her first feature film 'If Not Now When?'  a drama which has made several rounds in the film festival circuit.  Hosted and edited by: Jamie Broadnax Music by: Sammus


 2020-01-27  30m