Here are some of the best tweets from #GrowingUpaBlerd.
What started my path as a blerd #GrowingUpaBlerd pic.twitter.com/wzBpkdHzAM — J.J (@AlternativeJJ96) July 3, 2016
#GrowingUpaBlerd Being the only black kid at any game store, movie night, art group or anime club you went to. Every. Single. Time.— Ashe Samuels (@Finickii) July 3, 2016
#GrowingUpaBlerd seeing a brown girl who controlled the weather and realized comics were for girls like me too. — Black Girl Nerds (@BlackGirlNerds) July 3, 2016
#GrowingUpABlerd "I honestly didn't know black people read comic books." Me: pic.twitter.com/NlpMEY4yU3 — Fist Of The NorCal (@TASK1ne) July 3, 2016
#growingupablerd Doing the Dragonball z fusion dance with a friend. It was too lit. pic.twitter.com/S5rq5B8Net — Finding DORIan (@AgentDorian) July 3, 2016
Hearing two people wrongly discuss a show, movie, or book and you across the class like #GrowingUpABlerd pic.twitter.com/iKHtiEMSlG — VIBP (@SageTerrence) July 3, 2016
#GrowingUpABlerd this moment was the day you swore your allegiance to the yellow power ranger pic.twitter.com/7ZajTjjqgT — Misty Knight's Afro (@Steph_I_Will) July 3, 2016
Knowing, despite the marketing, that XMen was not a "boys" cartoon. Neither was Transformers. #GrowingUpABlerd pic.twitter.com/tXk2MbpoPP — FangirlingWhileBlack (@Cinderellie247) July 3, 2016
We even got another Twitter moment.
And you know I was in the mix early.
I was #GrowingupaBlerd when every Saturday morning was LIT. pic.twitter.com/rjbTefvYRD — Ira aka Yung Wakanda (@IraHobbsJr) July 3, 2016It'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.