#GrowingUpaBlerd was all over the timeline, and it was lit. The community shared the good, bad, and ugly about black and nerdy childhood. The tag was actually started the day before it blew up (by @khristoffx).

But on Sunday the movement leveled up and really caught steam.

Here are some of the best tweets from #GrowingUpaBlerd.

We even got another Twitter moment.

And you know I was in the mix early.

It’s been amazing feeling to watch blerd specific hashtags win recently. First, #BlackGuyNerds broke the internet and now #GrowingUpaBlerd. The black and nerdy coming together as a collective to talk about our shared experiences is exactly what social media is about.

Here’s hoping that this is just the beginning of what’s to come in the blerd space from here on out.

Photo: Tumblr
Photo: Tumblr

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