Blerd, or black nerd, is a term that has gained more and more popularity in the past couple of years. Try searching for #blerd on Instagram and Twitter and you’ll be flooded with tons of nerdtastic thoughts and personalities. In fact, it’s likely that you’ll get sucked in to some rabbit hole of randomness … because let’s face it, all of us have a bit of nerd inside of us.
And so, here’s a dozen Blerd accounts in Twitter that you should be following to get your daily dose of blerdiness:
1. Black Girl Nerds – “is an online community devoted to promoting nerdiness among black women & people of color.”
2. Aisha Tyler – “the talk. archer. whose line. girl on guy. friendly neighborhood multiplayer assassin.”
3. BlerdNation – “is where we find out what other Blerds are up to and into. It’s positivity. It’s encouragement. Alone we are Blerds; together, we are BlerdNation.”
4. Black Girls Code – “Our mission is to empower young women of color ages 7-17 to embrace the current tech marketplace as builders + creators.”
5.Black Nerd Problems– “A site aiming to shift the conversation about diversity in comic books, television shows, and nerd culture at large”
6. The Black Geeks – “The Black Geeks are a group of friends and friends of friends who love all the aspects geek culture. Oh and we’re people of color if that matters.”
7. Awesomely Luvvie – “Pop Culture PrimaDonna. Wacky Wordsmith. Side-Eye Sorceress. Recapping Royalty. Live tweeting Luminary. Dynamic Digerati w/ Superior Shoe Game.”
8. Vanessa Veasley– “Alchemist. Model. BLERD. Founder of SUPERGLOWoil.”
9. The Geek Twins – “Sci-fi loving twins. Blog about #StarWars, #StarTrek #Batman and more.”
10. Dawn M Gibson – “Musings of an Arthritis and Food Allergy warrior, on Blerd Life, Baseball, and the kitchen.”
11. Uncommon Chick – “iLaugh, iDesign, iSpeak, iBlog, iPodcast, iInspire. I’m pure awesomesauce. I’m easily bribed w/Oreos. I love bold, engaging convos!”
12. Geek Soul Brother – “Puttin’ the Funk in the Final Frontier! A Christian time-travelin’ brother from the 70s. Loves Scifi, Fantasy, Horror.”
Are we missing some? Let us know in the comments and we’ll update the post or make a part 2.