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.”
— Black Girl Nerds (@BlackGirlNerds) April 7, 2015
2. Aisha Tyler – “the talk. archer. whose line. girl on guy. friendly neighborhood multiplayer assassin.”
Airport lounge. Headed to the UK and beyond. Two “tiny beautiful things” in hand: a fresh book and a fresh Negroni. pic.twitter.com/iYiau5x6pm
— Aisha Tyler (@aishatyler) April 10, 2015
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.”
In honor of black history month, hit us up with your favorite black history facts. Extra points if it’s blerd related!
— BlerdNation (@blerdnation) February 1, 2015
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.”
— BlackGirlsCode.Com (@BlackGirlsCode) February 3, 2015
5.Black Nerd Problems – “A site aiming to shift the conversation about diversity in comic books, television shows, and nerd culture at large”
— Black Nerd Problems (@blknrdproblems) April 8, 2015
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.”
It’s impossible to tell the difference between real life and video games http://t.co/VTAzxgx15W
— theblackgeeks (@theblackgeeks) April 8, 2015
7. Awesomely Luvvie – “Pop Culture PrimaDonna. Wacky Wordsmith. Side-Eye Sorceress. Recapping Royalty. Live tweeting Luminary. Dynamic Digerati w/ Superior Shoe Game.”
— Awesomely Luvvie (@Luvvie) April 10, 2015
8. Vanessa Veasley – “Alchemist. Model. BLERD. Founder of SUPERGLOWoil.”
Wake up with a Capricorn in your driveway.
— Vanessa Veasley (@VanessaVeasley) April 13, 2015
9. The Geek Twins – “Sci-fi loving twins. Blog about #StarWars, #StarTrek #Batman and more.”
— The Geek Twins (@Thegeektwins) April 11, 2015
10. Dawn M Gibson – “Musings of an Arthritis and Food Allergy warrior, on Blerd Life, Baseball, and the kitchen.”
— Dawn M Gibson (@DawnMGibson) April 10, 2015
11. Uncommon Chick – “iLaugh, iDesign, iSpeak, iBlog, iPodcast, iInspire. I’m pure awesomesauce. I’m easily bribed w/Oreos. I love bold, engaging convos!”
Wanted to watch a lil TV but no Scandal (gotta wait 2 wks) & House of Cards, Empire, #HTGAWM are all gone off. What’s ur fave show now?
— Lakesha Brown (@uncommonchick) April 8, 2015
12. Geek Soul Brother – “Puttin’ the Funk in the Final Frontier! A Christian time-travelin’ brother from the 70s. Loves Scifi, Fantasy, Horror.”
— Geek Soul Brother (@GeekSoulBrother) April 11, 2015