Black Nerds Aren’t Immune To Police Brutality

I love labeling myself a black nerd or a blerd. I assiduously wear it as a badge of honor. That label, that honor means so much to me, that I have the words “Black Nerd” tattooed in the inner part of my upper right arm. It means a lot because it helps define who I am. But being a black nerd or being labeled as “different” isn’t based on love for comic books, or Star Wars, or classical music, or anime, or Game of Thrones or physics. No, it simply…

The NCAA is Pathetic and the Rich Paul Rule is Proof

Originally, my debut post on BWNC’s wonderfully black site was going to be “Thanos: The Realest MF I Know”, but the NCAA had other plans. The National Collegiate Athletic Association decided it was time to put a stop to Rich Paul’s uncanny ability to make incredible business moves.  The NCAA implemented new criteria for what they’ll consider a sports agent and now requires an agent to have a Bachelor’s degree, a certification with the NBPA for a minimum of three years, and pass an in-person exam at the NCAA office…