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Punk Fest & Zine Fair Recap

Holy shit! My sister and I have been dreaming about the opportunity to host an event for a few years now. A community of Black womxn moshing for Black joy and Black lives. Beautiful brown bodies moving to crazy metal music under the bright heat of a summer day. Having fun without a care in […]

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Shrill shares a truth that many fat girls discover as they become grown-ass women: Life goes on whether you’re fat or not.

Shrill is a new series on Hulu. In the new web series Shrill, Annie Easton (played by Aidy Bryant) is on a journey to explore self-acceptance and through that, find her voice. While the show has some key issues and plot holes, I respect that it can be a process that takes committed effort to […]

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Blk Grl Summer Skincare Tips

Hi Lovelies! Have you ever found yourself combing through the skincare aisle of your local CVS or Walgreens store, unsure of where to start? Maybe you’ve even bought a couple of things only to find your skin breaking out or getting even dryer from these over the counter products. This post will cover the most […]

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Pre-Order Our Summer Zine

Ahh, it’s crazy y’all. We tried a new printer this time and we are so pleased with the bright colors and glossy pics. Only did a short run of 30 copies for now but we’ll probably print more for live events as the season kicks off. Keeping our prices under $10 for the youth so […]

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NYC Feminist Zine Fest @ Barnard 3/7/18

Catch us tabling at the next NYC Feminist Zine Fest this March 😀 We’ll have new merch, zines, coloring books and stickers. (Gonna hide our own wallet to keep us from buying all the other cool things women have been making this season, lol.) I’m gonna go broke for sure! _____________________ Saturday, March 7, 2015 […]

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BlkGrl Book Tour Recap

I’ve been a zinester since 2014, toting my lil hand made books around to DIY events. We table and vend with fellow artists, often feeling like Lucy with her Psychiatric Help Stand, sharing with any who will listen the content of our books with passion and understanding. Some folks really don’t understand it, while some […]

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#Blkgrlswurld featured in Tom Tom Magazine :D

Yassss! Tom Tom is a magazine for female drummers and musicians, and we’ve been featured in their 31st issue! It’s based in NYC and it does so much great work inspiring women musicians and kicking serious ass in the rock scene. We are so honored they took an interest in our Black Girls Dreaming Coloring […]

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Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas Take Mariner to New Heights

I don’t recall exactly how I uncovered the album Mariner last year, a long distance collaboration between Swedish post-metal band Cult of Luna and local NYC vocalist, Julie Christmas. What I do remember is this seemingly brief album of 60 minutes transporting me to an ethereal wonderland of shadow shapes and misadventure. Across five tracks […]

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Books and Conversations

View this post on Instagram Ahh, so many lovely Black & Brown folks checking out self publishing & getting excited to make their own #zines ✨many thanks to @3dotzine for inviting us to table ✊🏾 . . . @devinnmorris @nontsimutiti @schomburglive #zinefair #zinefest #harlem #riso @endlesseditions #blkgrlswurld #blkcreatives #blackjoy #blkprint #blm #blacktranslivesmatter #punxofcolor #woc #qwoc […]

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Uncovering the Sci-fi Trope of Women Who Are ‘Born Sexy Yesterday’

Aw man, check out this project by Jonathan McIntosh of Pop Culture Detective, as he dives into a common trope of female characters who have the minds of children but the bodies of mature women. Its certainly a repetitive trope I was exposed to early on as a tween reader of Manga like Chobits and […]