Khadejah writes about how her love of K-Pop has been tested by its fandom.
Syntrell writes about how fantasy books gave her a way to connect with her sister.
Monika writes about her connection to Slytherin House and how it’s traits can tie to Black liberation.
Stacie writes about how she finally found her place in the Potter fandom.
How the Harry Potter fandom’s refusal to accept Blaise Zabini as Black left a Black fan feeling like she wasn’t welcome, and how Black Hermione turned it all around.
Being the oldest daughter of an Ethiopian preacher isn’t easy when you become a fan of comic books and fantasy. Mahlet shares her story.
What do you do when you’re a biracial Black girl living in the land of camo and conservatism in the 90s? You turn to the internet. Read Kira’s story of finding community in Sailor Moon RPG chat rooms.
As a black female nerd, have you ever been afraid of entering a new space? Renée shares some of her past fears and how she overcame them in our first Constant Companion essay.